What Do Barack Obama And Yassir Arafat Have In Common?

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They both hung out with anti-Semites who think Israel should be pushed into the sea.

Oh, yeah—and they both were given the Nobel Prize for Peace.

A prize President Obama earned, the Nobel Committee claims, for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples"

This will no doubt come as great comfort to the democracy protesters in Iran, the oppressed citizens of North Korea, the Afghan women being beaten by the Taliban, and the people of Poland, the Czech Republic, Georgia, etc., feeling the hot breath of the growling Russian bear. They’re all basking in that Obama-inspired “peace.”

Compared to all that “strengthened diplomacy” and “people’s cooperation” President Obama was efforting, how could the other nominees even compare?

For example, last year’s winner was former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari, who won for “three decades of work to resolve numerous international conflicts.”  But how can that compare to the accomplishments of Barack Obama who, three decades ago, was waging the struggle for peace one class at a time…in high school.

OK—so since nobody can name a SINGLE outbreak of peace due to the Obama presidency, or a single moment of his life spent in the struggle (one nominee passed over this year is sitting in a Chinese prison, for example) why did President Obama join Arafat, Al Gore and Jimmy Carter on this prestigious list?  The Nobel Committee gives the real reason:

"His diplomacy is founded in the concept that those who are to lead the world must do so on the basis of values and attitudes that are shared by the majority of the world’s population."

Barack Obama has brought peace to the world by giving it an America that does what it’s told.

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