October 9, 2009

IN OTHER WORDS...:

Why Obama? Deconstructing the Nobel Peace Prize nomination (Simon Reid-Henry, 10/09/09, New Statesman)

This was the last in a series of three presidential choices whose logic now reveals itself to be clear: from former President Jimmy Carter in 2002, to would-be President Al Gore in 2007 (joint with the IPCC), and now recently-elected President Barack Obama in 2009, a remarkable run of US politicians as Nobel Peace Laureates comes to an end, neatly bracketing - and standing as pointed rejoinder to - the Bush years.

...if Osama weren't dead in a cave in Tora Bora he'd be on his way to Oslo to pick up his loot.

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Meanwhile, consider the cover of The New Statesman this week

Repudiating W is repudiating America, as even the UR has discovered to some chagrin.

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 9, 2009 4:46 PM
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