Obama to get Nobel Peace Prize

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    Obama to get Nobel Peace Prize

    Oh my. Like getting the Nobel Prize for Literature when you just started to write your first book.

    If he ever decides to attack Iran, Oslo will look really stupid


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    Quote Originally Posted by er2:
    If he ever decides to attack Iran, Oslo will look really stupid
    Indeed. I guess they see the problems he is having in the US, with people used to brain-dead black and white people like George W. Bush, and are trying to tell the US public that not everybody needs to be so confrontational, and accepting to talk with people with a different opinion from yours is acceptable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by er2:
    Oslo will look really stupid
    Too late for that, I think. What a joke.

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    I have nothing against him but the prize is meant to be about achievement. It appears they have a new category for rhetoric.

    Who next in that category ?
    Fox News Presenters ?
    Presidents of Iran ?
    Infomercial presenters ?

    This is REALLY a wrong move.


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    I guess there was a lack of alternatives. Who else could have been considered? Trying to think back and can't think of anyone immediately. Perhaps they should have declared no winner this year. As Boris says, he has ACHIEVED nothing (in terms of peace anyway).


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    He may achieve beyond any expectations, but what a farce to award it to someone who has done nothing yet. This must surely diminish the prestige of the award. As Hullexile said.. if nobody fits the bill then declare no winner!


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    What would he get if he actually does achieve something?


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    :)


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    I'm a supporter of Obama and his policies, but this is bordering on the ridiculous in the Obama love-fest of the past year and a half...


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    I agree with all the above - this is ridiculous, and I am really rather disappointed that he didn't tell them so and decline it when offered.


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