Oct
10
2009

The Nobel “Peace” Prize

What in this world is more darkly absurd than the Nobel Peace Prize?

The Nobel Peace Prize is only awarded to those who have achieved or represent the exact opposite of peace. Politicians and their cronies wouldn’t have their jobs without the initiation of violence against citizens.

Obama is no exception to the rule, but even if we accept that the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize is meant to recognize great accomplishments for peace, then one has to wonder how is it that Guantanamo Bay is still open, US troops are still largely deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that whole little torture thing has not been remotely addressed and Obama somehow deserves to be recognized as one of the greatest humanitarians this year?

I think that Stef sums it up best:

Written by James Pyrich in: Politics | Tags: , , , , , , ,

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