Source: Natural News, by J. D. Heyes
Just a few months into Obama’s first term in office, the Norwegian Nobel Committee felt the need to ingratiate itself with America’s first black president. So the panel awarded President Barack Obama with a peace prize based not on anything he had done, but what he might do as U.S. president.
Inaugurated in January 2009, the committee officially awarded Obama his prize in October of that year, proclaiming:
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 is to be awarded to President Barack Obama for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples. The Committee has attached special importance to Obama’s vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons.
Obama has as President created a new climate in international politics. Multilateral diplomacy has regained a central position, with emphasis on…
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