Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

Okay, so President Obama is recognized “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” Fine, but I think it’s too early. Having an attitude is easy. Getting things done is what counts.

I understand giving the prize to Wilson, who despite some antediluvian domestic policies (and being a racist) did create the League of Nations. I understand giving it to Carter and Gore.

If in ten years time, or even two years time, Obama’s foreign policy has born positive results, and I suspect it will, then maybe he deserves the prize.

For me, it’s just too soon. His domestic policies so far don’t impress me. He’s not nearly progressive enough, though we’ll have to see how things play out.

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