This is diplomacy in 2016: Russian Embassy tweets anti-Obama meme after sanctions

This is diplomacy in 2016: Russian Embassy tweets anti-Obama meme after sanctions. Image: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisPresident Barack Obama, left, talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the opening session of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Lima, Peru, in November. After President Barack Obama announced sanctions against Russia Thursday in retaliation for tampering with the U.S. presidential election, the Russian Embassy in London shot back. In a tweet Thursday afternoon, the embassy's UK Twitter account (which is verified as the official account) posted a photo of a duckling with the word "Lame" over it, in a blatant reference to Obama as he nears the end of his "lame duck" period in office after almost eight years as president. President Obama expels 35

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President Barack Obama, left, talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the opening session of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Lima, Peru, in November.
President Barack Obama, left, talks with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the opening session of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Lima, Peru, in November.

After President Barack Obama announced sanctions against Russia Thursday in retaliation for tampering with the U.S. presidential election, the Russian Embassy in London shot back.

In a tweet Thursday afternoon, the embassy’s UK Twitter account (which is verified as the official…

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