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  1. #1 Alexander Downer smacks Obama across the face : OUCH 
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    http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574...07-421,00.html

    Obama should give back Nobel Peace Prize - Downer

    By staff writers

    BARACK Obama should have been "man enough" to refuse the Nobel Peace Prize, former foreign minister Alexander Downer writes today.
    And Downer pulls no punches.

    The decision by the Nobel Peace Prize Committee in Norway, announced last Friday, to award the prize to Mr Obama, based on a closing nomination just 11 weeks after he assumed the US presidency, has drawn much criticism.
    ..and unending ridicule. Deservedly so.

    Writing today for Adelaide Now Mr Downer says the decision to award the prize to Mr Obama "was a political decision of gross stupidity".
    That's GOT to smart...

    Mr Obama "has not had anything like enough time for his policies to bear fruit," Mr Downer writes. According to Mr Downer if Mr Obama had refused the prize "he would have helped preserve the integrity of the Nobel Peace Prize and also demonstrate a disarming degree of modesty."
    Mr Downer, Obama is a pathological liar and a chronic narcissist...he has no idea what the word modesty means.

    Mr Downer lists a number of "real heroes", such as Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who has fought the rule of Robert Mugabe, who he says would be more deserving of the award.
    Yes well, Irena Sendler was also deserving..and they gave it to that lying, bloated jerk Gore...another pathological liar.

    Despite the prize being "a hideous display of cynical politics", Mr Downer writes that "the blame does not all lie at President Obama's feet".
    Yes well, stupidity in this case is kind of universal, sir...

    Mr Downer blames the Nobel Prize Committee made up of Norwegian politicians. He singles out Norway's former prime minister and foreign minister Thorbjorn Jagland, who Mr Downer says was "a real party-political player" and "a fool".
    BWAHAHAHA!!!!

    Mr Downer recounts the run-in he had with Mr Jagland over stopping the Norwegian ship the Tampa from landing on the Australian mainland with rescued asylum-seekers.
    A boat full of illegal immigrants. No, we did not want them,

    Mr Jagland has made "the worst decision in Nobel Peace Prize history" and "done done real damage to the institution", Mr Downer writes.
    "One cannot tarnish a rusted blade."

    And you should read his actual comments here

    Some selected snippets

    He turned to me and said, sotto voce, "patronising, very patronising". I thought the decision was really dumb and discredited, maybe fatally, but I asked my friend what he meant. He screwed up his face and said bitterly: "He only won the prize because he's an African-American".

    Hammer. Nail. WHAMMO.
    :D:eek:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonnabend View Post
    http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574...07-421,00.html

    Obama should give back Nobel Peace Prize - Downer

    By staff writers



    And Downer pulls no punches.



    ..and unending ridicule. Deservedly so.



    That's GOT to smart...



    Mr Downer, Obama is a pathological liar and a chronic narcissist...he has no idea what the word modesty means.



    Yes well, Irena Sendler was also deserving..and they gave it to that lying, bloated jerk Gore...another pathological liar.



    Yes well, stupidity in this case is kind of universal, sir...



    BWAHAHAHA!!!!



    A boat full of illegal immigrants. No, we did not want them,



    "One cannot tarnish a rusted blade."

    And you should read his actual comments here

    Some selected snippets



    Hammer. Nail. WHAMMO.
    :D:eek:

    "One cannot tarnish a rusted blade." .."And one cannot shine a sneaker/trainer !"
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