Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize - Contenders#13:

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Contenders #1-3: The Nobel Prize, I guess he is just like Mother Teresa, Rev Tutu, and the Dalai Lama. WTF I’m still trying to figure out how he was nominated. He had been president for 12 days when nominations closed. It is a crazy world and crazy shit does happen!! Respondent: I was not in Texas when the Nobel Prize was announced, though, the cries from this state, my current residence, could be heard all the way to Michigan. The problem, it seems, is that the president's Nobel nomination and award is the demonstration par excellence of Obama's ability to whip viewers into an uncritical frenzy characterized by a political myopia that is dangerous for the nation. Never mind the fact that I don't believe such myopia is possible, the real issue at stake for me is that this critique is leveled by those who would orient themselves as Republicans and supporters of former president Bush. The irony, of course, is that the Bush presidency was, if nothing else, characterized by rhetorical appeals for unremitting support without substantial evidence (consider, as small examples, the
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2009 for the course ENGL 4170 taught by Professor Jensen during the Spring '09 term at North Texas.

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