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Russian pop song praises Obama and his love of ... tanning

A Russian duo has come out with a godawful techno song praising Barack Obama.

Why is it that, even when they’re being complimentary, Russians manage to be racist?

 

Here’s an English translation of the first verse (which rhymes in Russian):

He’s the coolest, the bravest, so powerful and tanned

He’s very gentle, and loves the sun, the dream of the girls on southern beaches

Oh baby, he’s the most, the most, but there are oceans between us

I don’t care what my mom says, my love is Barack Obama

 

And if you can stomach it, here’s the song:

And here's an English version, with significantly different/simplified lyrics:

http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/russia-and-its-neighbors/090924/russian-pop-song-praises-obama-and-his-love-tanning