Obama's Nobel Prize a reward for not being Bush?

Here is analysis from the Washington Times, suggesting another reason--just as reasonable as all the others given--why President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize:

Five Norwegian politicians sent a surprising but unambiguous message Friday, bestowing one of the world's most coveted honors on President Obama as a signal of the Western world's repudiation of the presidency of George W. Bush and its embrace of a softer but still untested American foreign policy.

As word of the stunning Nobel Peace Prize selection began to take hold Friday, Americans struggled to digest the news that some first mistook for a prank and others saw as an overreach, given that the president had been in office only 12 days when he was nominated for the award.

The award was "a sigh of collective relief that George Bush is no longer here," said Aaron David Miller, an adviser on Middle East issues to six presidents.


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Not Obama

As word of the stunning Nobel Peace Prize selection began to take hold
Friday, Americans struggled to digest the news that some first mistook
for a prank and others saw as an overreach, given that the president
had been in office only 12 days when he was nominated for the award.
The award was "a sigh of collective relief that George Bush is no
longer here," said Aaron David Miller, an adviser on Middle East issues
to six presidents.

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  • I'm still laughing ,but it is a democratic award so i guess he deserves it before he drops further in the polls.

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