Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Politics

+ - Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize-> 3

Submitted by
AbbeyRoad
AbbeyRoad writes "OSLO (Reuters) — U.S. President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for giving the world "hope for a better future" and striving for nuclear disarmament. ... The Norwegian Nobel Committee praised Obama for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.""
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

Comments Filter:
  • Hmm... So, hiring Nobel laureates to one's office pays in Nobel prizes?

    Oh, wait. The guy is actually proactively promoting nuclear test-ban and non-proliferation.

    • by Shivetya (243324) on Friday October 09, 2009 @06:50AM (#29690501) Homepage Journal

      for the nomination and it makes this nomination, let alone win, look purchased.

      So, we now give the award for good speeches? Really, they cannot claim that his campaign for President was so great that by the February 1st deadline for nomination for this award that he supplanted all other nominees?

      This from the group who never gave it to Ghandi, gave it to Arafat, and then to Gore for a slide show.

      If they are looking to become irrelevant and nothing more than a political connectedness award then they are succeeding.

An inclined plane is a slope up. -- Willard Espy, "An Almanac of Words at Play"

Working...