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Obama Nobel Peace Prize Reaction

War and Peace

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

The subtext of Obama's speech is that he can be exempt from the constraints of moral leadership implicit in the receipt of the Nobel Prize and still use it as a political marketing tool. But it doesn't work that way.

Dear Mr. President: Make This a Real Peace Prize

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

Peace begins with those who have the power to make peace. Obama stands in a unique position in this regard. We've turned the corner from Bush's belligerence, but avowing peace isn't the same as action.

M.I.A. on Obama Peace Prize: He Should Give It Back

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

M.I.A. has never been afraid to be controversial. A member of the Tamil ethnic group, her positions against the Sri Lankan government have often resul...

Obama Nobel Peace Prize Reaction

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We've rounded up reactions to Obama's surprising Nobel Peace Prize awarded Friday morning. Here are the collected thoughts of world leaders, journali...

Oslo's Calling

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

What worries me is, what kind of message are we sending kids? Bomb the Moon. Win a Peace Prize. You know what's next. People are going to want to bomb Mars. Just to see what happens.

8 Most Outrageous Attacks On Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some observers have made reasoned arguments against giving the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama. And others just went crazy. Here's a roundup of t...

Obama Wins the Publisher's Clearing House Prize, Conservatives Protest

Erik Sean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erik Sean Nelson

When the Publisher's Clearing House Van pulled up to the White House, Obama was surprised by balloons, cameras, and an over-sized check for one million dollars.

Eyes on the Prize -- A New Nobel for a New World

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Obama's detractors don't seem to understand that the Nobel Committee has offered not a false Medal of Distinguished Service to a green recruit, but a powerful weapon to a talented cadet eager to take to the battlefield.

Obama Nobel Prize A Disaster, "No Upside," "The Damage Is Done" Says Morning Joe Crew (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The cast of "Morning Joe" Friday tried valiantly to find any possible good in President Obama's receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. They failed, but they...