New Delhi: Former U.S. President Barack Obama sparked a political storm with character sketches of several political leaders around the world.
In his newly published political memoir, “The Land of Promise,” he talks about several leaders in the United States and other countries. Congress leader Rahul Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister Sonia Gandhi.
While talking about Russian President Vladimir Putin, Obama says in his book he reminded him of a smart ward boss on the streets from Chicago. According to an article in the New York Times, the former U.S. president reminds Vladimir Putin of the tough, street-wise ward boss who operated the Chicago machine while saying that he was’physically invisible’.
Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin had a tense relationship during their presidency.