Along with 99.999999% of the rest of the global population on hearing this news, I said to myself, “WTF? What on earth for?”. This is an embarrassment to the Nobel committee and to Obama himself who has done nothing to deserve such an award. It transpires that nominations closed just 11 days after Obama took office.
But the Nobel committee have shown that the award has become a joke, awarding it in previous years to an ever more ludicrous bunch of lefty moonbats, terrorist Yasser Arafat, comedy ex-president Jimmy Carter, and most hilarously of all to Al Gore and the IPCC.
The decent thing for Obama to do would be to decline it so that they can award it to someone who actually deserves it. But I would put big money on that not happening – not Obama’s style to do the decent thing.