Hang-Gliding Putin Leads Flock Of Birds

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•37 Sep 10, 2012

Piloting a motorized hang glider and wearing a costume designed to mimic a Siberian white crane, Russian president Vladimir Putin participated in a project to help train endangered migratory birds to fly to nesting grounds in Central Asia. What do you think?

  • “That’s great for the birds, but the people of Russia require Putin’s gentle, guiding presence elsewhere.”

    Perry Vilela –
    Pickler

  • “I’d hate to see what happened to the birds who wanted to fly north.”

    Gavin McCuaig –
    Ore Crusher

  • “See, now how can those Pussy Riot girls stay mad at someone like that?”

    Mia LaPlante –
    Barista