Skip to comments.ABC News: Year After Obama Won Nobel, World Looks for Signs of Peace
Posted on 10/08/2010 8:36:41 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
One year after the Nobel prize jury made its controversial decision to award President Obama the prize for world peace, a larger jury is still waiting for the president to live up to those lofty expectations.
Even some of Obama's allies -- like former Nobel laureates Al Gore and Jimmy Carter -- declined to assess his performance in fulfilling what the peace prize said was his "vision" of world harmony.
The one year anniversary of Obama's prize comes as fighting is escalating in Afghanistan, the war in Iraq continues to smolder and Obama struggles to keep fledgling Middle East peace talks from collapsing. Drones are firing missiles in unprecedened numbers and confrontations with Iran and North Korea are hotter than ever.
In addition, wars rage in Somalia, Africa, Asia and South America, fueled by religion, tribal hatreds, poverty and piracy.
Despite repeated calls by ABCNews.com., the White House declined to comment on how it believed the president advanced the cause of peace this year.
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Your guess is as good as mine. Surely the simple presence of him as PotUS should have a universal calming effect, bringing peace to the entire world and unity to all of the races and creeds.
...then we all wake up and realize that it’s not a bad dream, Obama really is in the WH, and he really did win the Nobel Peace Prize.
When they take away Gore’s NPP, they should do the same for Obama. Neither one of them has done anything to further any sort of science or peace.
Who gives a cr@p about the Nobel Peace Prize anymore since they started dredging the swamp for nominees.
Surprise, they grew a pair and awarded it to a Chinese dissident. Maybe they realized the damage to the reputation of the prize they’ve done recently.
I was just think yesterday that they should ask for it back.
Does that mean they would have given Hitler the award in 1934?
Does that mean they would have given Stalin the award in 1944?
Does that mean they would have given the award to Chairman Mao in 1960?
Does that mean they would have given the award to Castro in 1958?
Sure sounds like it.
They will be posting the awards in the new category called retro awards for those that should have been given but never were. You are right this is how they think.
Last words heard by Obama?.
So whom will they give it to this year? Hugo Chavez? Ahmadinejead?