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Nobel Peace Prize Chairman Demoted

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Bro. Curtis, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. Bro. Curtis

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    Gone are the days when the Peace Prize meant prestige; when people (or organizations) like Pope John Paul II, Lech Walesa, and al-Sadat/Begin actually accomplished feats worthy of it.
     
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    I never understood why the Nobel committee gave President Obama this award. I also never understood why he accepted it.

    Honestly, I think his acceptance was a tell-tale sign of the nihilism of his inability to be self-aware. A greater leader would have demurred, respectfully turned down the award and let the committee know they could reconsider him following his administration. His acceptance was, imho, the first sign of a feeble leader.

    He's only proved many right on that too. The only Nobel Peace Prize winner to lead his country into four new armed conflicts.
     
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