RBut it was also about demonstrating who is boss here now. Vladimir Putin is spending three days in Crimea with a whole delegation of senior Russian politicians and business figures in tow.
Why do you think there is no definite article in front of the word boss? I know some of you will most likely say that the word is being used as a title, but why then is it not capitalized if it's a title? And don't you think that it would sound equally as good if the author had simply said the boss?
If it's a title, why is it not capitalized?
Do you think it would sound equally good if the author had simply written the boss instead of boss without the article?