If you happened to be in a coma yesterday or trapped under a refrigerator or something, the following ABC News headline says everything you need to know both nationally and internationally:
The information has definitely been transmitted to Vladimir:
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a congratulatory note to President Obama after his re-election Tuesday, his spokesman said. The Kremlin says it will make the text public after the Americans have received it.
Putin is also expected to call Obama personally “in the near future.”
“In general, the Kremlin took the news about Barack Obama’s victory in the elections very positively,” spokesman Dmitri Peskov said, according to the Interfax news agency.
“We have the hope that positive initiatives in bilateral relations and in Russian-U.S. interaction on the international arena in the interests of international security and stability will be developed and improved,” he added.
They’re licking their chops like Michael Moore at the Pork Rind Emporium on double coupon day.