The president with the golden tonsils has yet to earn his Peace Prize on four excruciatingly difficult issues -- climate change, Afghanistan, US health care and the economy. And on each issue, the drumbeat is getting louder.
Oh, the irony, etc. Barack Obama's visit to Oslo to accept his Nobel Peace Prize has forced the usually peaceful city to arm its police officers, post snipers on rooftops and declare a no-fly zone above the city. Locals are a little peeved.
Barack Obama has been given an "encouragement award" for peace, says Salon, but here's five ways he can actually earn it. Start by getting the hell out of Iraq...
Barack Obama has accepted his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, the irony of doing so only a week after announcing a 30k troop surge into Afghanistan lost on nobody.
As Kanye West highlighted at the MTV video awards -- "Imma let you finish..." -- the ones who most deserve an award are never the ones who win it. So why do we still care who wins?
Barack Obama is steering to the middle of the road for political reasons: he wants the fight to be about something other than him. And whatever else was stuffing up, he was making some progress. And then came the call from Oslo...
The Nobel Peace Prize should mark substantial, actual achievement in the cause of peace. So why did Barack Obama get it? So far his greatest act has been to get elected.
Good oratory skills shouldn't be mocked because speeches can change the world and Barack Obama's words have already affected it profoundly. He's a worthy Nobel Peace Prize winner, says Bob Ellis.
Barack Obama wins a Nobel peace prize AND may escalate a war? Well, we live in post-ironical times, where we all dutifully believe six impossible things before breakfast. Like, nuclear weapons are ultimately peaceful.
Maureen Dowd's got the real story of what went down when Bill Clinton and George Dubya Bush heard about Barack Obama getting the Nobel Peace prize. It wasn't pretty.