Some people are actually stunned and surprised by this…
The only thing surprising to me is…that other conservatives are surprised, I mean – hello? What has he been doing for the past nine months? Groveling, apologizing and genuflecting before the world? Bashing the previous administration at every opportunity? What’s not for the Eurotrash to love? Why would it surprise anyone that they would want to reward him with a token of their appreciation?
It’s not like there haven’t been other risible Nobel Peace prize winners in recent years, 2001: Kofi Annan 2002: Jimmy Carter, 2007: Al Gore…
At this point, if someone I liked won the Nobel Peace Prize, I would be so surprised, I would actually be rethinking my admiration for him.
The big surprise came last week, when Obama flamed out so spectacularly in his bid to win the Olympics for Chicago. That was indeed a surprise. This is meh.
Obama? Refuse to accept an embarrassing, over the top tribute? Are you kidding me?
The Chicago Trib has a poll:
Obama Nobel Prize
Should President Obama have been awarded a Nobel Prize?
Results so far:
- Yes (729 responses)
- No (2106 responses)
2835 total responses
Time thinks so.
The Hostages have great a round up of more of our rookie President’s lesser known accomplishments.
Michael Barone has a list of “astonished” lib reactions.
AoSHQ/Slushop extravaganza: Obama’s other recent victories
Joe Scarborough’s reaction on PMSNBC, this morning:
A round-up of conservative responses: