Vladimir Putinseized Ukraine's Crimean peninsula on Thursday, andBarack Obama delivered a short statement about it on Friday. The former tells us nothing we didn't know already about Russia's strongman. The latter tells us everything we need to know about a weak president's feckless foreign policy.
Let's take a look at what Mr. Obama had to say:
"I also spoke several days ago with President Putin, and my administration has been in daily contact with Russian officials."