Leaders Show Off Muscles and Media Savvy

We learned this week that Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, is super buff and likes to fish, and that his French counterpart, Nicolas Sarkozy, needs the help of Photoshop to keep his love handles from hanging over his bathing suit. Between the paparazzi and the press pool, summer vacations have become one more occasion for world leaders to mold their images in the media. Taking some time off to fish in Siberia or canoe in New Hampshire offers the added bonus of letting politicians not only...Full Story
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