This makes the selection of Al Gore seem almost Solomonic by comparison.
What must the survivors of those killed by -- and the surviving political prisoners of -- the Iranian, Venezuelan, Saudi Arabian, and Sudanese regimes -- to list but a few -- be thinking this morning? -- their plight having been conveniently ignored so as not to detract from the glow of our president's international reputation, based as it is exclusively on words and broad, largely empty, gestures. So what, after all, if a few more bodies of nobodies are thrown under that now famous bus in comparison to such universal acclaim?
The Nobel committee has sealed its fate as yet another weather vane of political correctness.