Did Russian President Imply That George W. Bush Is Not “A Thinker”?

Fresh off of the nuclear arms treaty signing with Barack Obama , Russian President Dmitry Medvedev appeared on Good Morning America this morning, and told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that President Obama is “thinker” unlike “other people.” Lots of mutual respect between Medvedev and Obama gets revealed in this interesting clip, the transcript and video below:

Stephanopoulos: What do you make of Barack Obama the man?

Medvedev: Hes a very comfortable partner. its very interesting to be with him. the most important thing that distinguishes him from many other people. I won’t name anyone by name. He’s a thinker he thinks when he speaks.

Stephanopoulos: (laughing) You had someone in your mind I think

Medvedev: Obviously I do have someone in my mind I don’t want to offend anyone. He’s eager to listen to his partner, which is a pretty good quality for a politician.

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