Bob Costas portrays Putin as peacemaker

February 07, 2014 / The Daily Caller

From the Daily Caller:

If all you know about Vladimir Putin is what you learned from Bob Costas during NBC's Olympic coverage Thursday night, you might be excused for thinking the Russian autocrat is a great peacemaker on the world stage.

"Just in the past year, Putin brokered a deal to allow Syria to avoid a U.S. military strike by giving up its chemical weapons," Costas intoned over pictures of Putin wheeling and dealing on the world stage. "And helped bring Iran to the negotiating table over its nuclear intentions."

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