Ladies Look out: Vlad is a Free Man

Via the BBC:  Russia’s Vladimir Putin says his marriage is over.

I blame all those shirtless fishing pics.

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. Dave Schuler says:

    You laugh. In Russia he’s a top sex symbol.

  2. Tillman says:

    I can see his okCupid profile picture now: him in a half-shredded, bloodied karate gi taking on a giant bear.

  3. @Dave Schuler: I know he is, hence my amusement.

  4. (I think he thinks that Dos Equis based “The Most Interesting Man in the World” on him).

  5. Argon says:

    Perhaps he’s gay?