Didn't Get Putin's Viagra Joke? Your Fault.

Russian President Vladimir Putin likes to make jokes. What that says about his sense of humor is a matter of interpretation.

Russian President Vladimir Putin likes to make jokes. What that says about his sense of humor is a matter of interpretation.

Putin's remark at a sporting event on Friday suggesting that Russia's critics might need some pharmaceutical virility enhancement raises the question, yet again, of what his attempts at humor tell us about the president and the people he addresses.

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