To the surprise of nobody
But should he?
“We will end extremism soon.”
Shooting the hostage?
To the highest bidder
“…they don’t have the kind of influence they used to have 10 years ago.”
“Can you claim a property interest in the land as well as the water?”
“We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil.”
“I want to see somebody who puts America’s interest in front of those of Exxon Mobil.”
Keep calm and frack on.
“On the wrong pipeline, in the wrong place (actions like this) could kill people.”
“…the pipeline’s future now looks much more uncertain than it did hours ago.”
“When you say supported it, I supported Libya?”
Another scientific consensus that’s wrong.
Dining off the carcass?
Plus: Why hasn’t the U.S. targeted ISIS’s oil trucks until now?
“For our guys.”
Fill ‘er up. No… all the way up.
None of you have ever run a business, have you?
“My great hero, Hugo Chavez, nationalized the oil supply…”
Crash and burn
But do we still care?
Ruble stabilizing, for now.
Panic at the Russian central bank disco.
It will be too late.
Maliki still winning friends and influencing peoples.