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megimoo
10-09-2009, 11:06 AM
Comment: Absurd Decision on Obama Makes a Mockery of the Nobel Peace Prize

The award of this year’s Nobel peace prize to President Obama will be met with widespread incredulity, consternation in many capitals and probably deep embarrassment by the President himself. Rarely has an award had such an obvious political and partisan intent. It was clearly seen by the Norwegian Nobel committee as a way of expressing European gratitude for an end to the Bush Administration, approval for the election of America’s first black president and hope that Washington will honour its promise to re-engage with the world. Instead, the prize risks looking preposterous in its claims, patronising in its intentions and...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article6867711.ece

Swampfox
10-09-2009, 12:14 PM
The Nobel Peace Prize has already been a mockery. See Al Gore and Yasser Arafat.

stsinner
10-09-2009, 12:16 PM
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m247/brassmonkey71/PeacePrizeForWhat.jpg

PoliCon
10-09-2009, 12:17 PM
watch the video :) was worth it.

stsinner
10-09-2009, 12:27 PM
watch the video :) was worth it.

That was priceless!!! It's refreshing to see someone is not enamored with all things black simply because they're black, regardless of how inept.. It's sickening the way so many people look at Obama with stars in their eyes, even still.... The fainting women during the campaign made me nauseous....