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So, the president who ignored the growing Iranian threat of nuclear weapons and expanded the Afghanistan war without a clear strategy is awarded the same peace prize that Al Gore got for creating hysteria about CO2.
OSLO — The Nobel Committee announced in Oslo that it has awarded the annual peace prize to Barack Obama, just nine months into his presidency, “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”
The award cited in particular Mr. Obama’s effort to reduce the world’s nuclear arsenal. “He has created a new international climate,” the committee said.Read more....
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.ADDENDUM
George Orwell, "1984", first sentence
Opinion from The New Republic