"Let's learn judo with Vladimir [Putin]" DVD:

The Daily Mail (UK) reports. Thanks to Arvin Tseng for the pointer.

Quickly learn the easy way to hikike your opponent, fusen gachi a fight, and poison journalists in one lesson.
10.8.2008 4:18pm
Houston Lawyer:
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10.8.2008 4:19pm
Houston Lawyer:
OK, I'm a lawyer, not a tech geek.

Here's the link.
10.8.2008 4:20pm
JosephSlater (mail):
I think all political leaders should do exercise/workout videos. Think of it: Pilates with Sarkozy. . . .
10.8.2008 4:22pm
A Law Dawg:
Next in the series:

"Let's Learn Big Game Hunting with Sarah Palin"

"Let's Learn Back Massages with George W. Bush"
10.8.2008 4:28pm
A Law Dawg:
Oh and "Let's Learn Skydiving with George H. W. Bush"
10.8.2008 4:28pm
Sasha Volokh (mail) (www):
Is Pilates the exercise where you wash your hands?
10.8.2008 4:29pm
A Law Dawg:
Is Pilates the exercise where you wash your hands?

Well played.
10.8.2008 4:34pm
He appears to be a nut.

Nero anyone?
10.8.2008 5:07pm
That's actually not a bad comparison, Happyshooter. Of course, to say the least, Nero did not project a masculine image. At any rate, Putin is an emperor for the 21st century.
10.8.2008 6:41pm
with the price of oil tanking and no other economy to speak of, he may be hawking the videos soon.
10.8.2008 6:50pm
Francis Marion (mail):
Now I see why Putin is also known as Vladimir Lilli-Putin.
10.8.2008 7:14pm
Katl L (mail):
learn how to... with Bill
10.8.2008 9:10pm
Stephen M (Ethesis) (mail) (www):
Putin has been a Judo player for a long time. In addition, the Soviet Block countries (or what used to be the Soviet Block countries) are very strong in Olympic Judo and similar competitions -- look at the world team competition in Japan recently and the success of both Georgia and Russia and other countries in that competition.
10.8.2008 10:41pm
SenatorX (mail):
Russian bombers escorted over the sea of Japan again today too. Is there any other country that flies bombers at other nation's borders right now? Why do they do this again? To let everyone know how dangerous they are? Is it another manifestation of Putin's napoleon complex?

I also ready something about their government budget increasing so fast over the past few years that right now if oil falls and stays below 90$ a barrel they will be unable to make ends meet. The whole country went nouveau riche on oil money and it's going to be a bitter pill to swallow on the downside. I'm sure all blame will be pointed outwards though. That's what dictators do.
10.8.2008 10:42pm
I'm still waiting for his new book, The Total Idiot's Guide to Feng Shui.
10.9.2008 10:28pm
A. Zarkov (mail):
Lean Bowling With Barack Hussein Obama.
10.10.2008 7:42am