The 2007 Nobel Peace Prize went to Al Gore and the IPCC. The 2008 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel went to Paul Krugman. And now, the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize goes to Barack Obama.
Really? I mean, really? I like the guy as much as the next person, and it’s nice to see somebody in Washington trying “to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” But he really hasn’t accomplished anything, yet.
Seriously, the best explanation for this is that they’re trying to make American right-wingers’ heads explode. That, or they’re still trying to atone for Kissinger.