He was either insulting her, or he is simply not as smart as we think he is. I'm not sure which one it was, but either way, it's a serious concern.
Let's assume Obama somehow accidentally made this reference. Isn't that almost as bad? I mean, the lipstick line was the most famous line from a speech Sarah Palin delivered less than a week ago. If this was merely a mistake, what does that say about his ability as a communicator? This time, he offended conservatives and many women. Will his lack of verbal self-awareness or control offend the Russians next time?
By the way, some PUMA's are sending lipstick to Obama...