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1 shutdown  Mon, Mar 19, 2012 8:21:28am

Ever since Arafat got one, the Nobel Peace Prize has lost a good deal of its lustre.

2 eightyfiv  Mon, Mar 19, 2012 9:27:03am

re: #1 Phlebas

Don’t forget Kissinger. It’s always been a bit of a crapshoot.

3 SpaceJesus  Mon, Mar 19, 2012 9:30:11am

They need to limit these things to just science.

4 moderatelyradicalliberal  Mon, Mar 19, 2012 12:42:34pm

I guess every Nobel Prize nominee needs to be given a questionnaire to find out what they believe about everything relative to human rights because these things are not known before the fact. I would favor that. Just a simple question: Do you think anybody should be discriminated against, imprisoned or killed for their race, ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation? For anyone promoting peace the answer should be obvious.

5 Bob Levin  Mon, Mar 19, 2012 1:17:39pm

re: #4 moderatelyradicalliberal

Wouldn’t keep out the liars. The Prize is a million bucks.

6 moderatelyradicalliberal  Mon, Mar 19, 2012 1:23:19pm

re: #5 Bob Levin

Wouldn’t keep out the liars. The Prize is a million bucks.

Oh, yeah. I forgot the money. Damn.

7 SpikeDad  Mon, Mar 19, 2012 1:27:03pm

Just to keep things real on the liberal side, I didn’t think Obama deserved one either. I’m not sure how they select the winner but it’s been pretty flawed for many years.

8 moderatelyradicalliberal  Mon, Mar 19, 2012 2:27:15pm

re: #7 SpikeDad

Just to keep things real on the liberal side, I didn’t think Obama deserved one either. I’m not sure how they select the winner but it’s been pretty flawed for many years.

Neither did he and he gave the money to charity.


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