The 10 Men Americans Admire Most

10. Vladimir Putin

Could the KGB have rigged the ballot? Or did the people polled think he wrote War and Peace? In the last year, Putin threw a pretty good Olympic Games party at a cost of $50 billion – much of which is sloshing around in his cronies’ bloated bank accounts. He will be eternally known for the brutal invasion of Ukraine and the annexing of some of its territory. Or do Americans secretly admire his macho, strongman image?
10. Vladimir Putin