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Opinion: President Obama’s ‘surrealpolitik’ | Keith Koffler, POLITICO.com

The consensus in 2009 was that the Norwegian Nobel Committee had done something bizarre and stupid by awarding the Peace Prize to President Obama, who clearly had done nothing to merit it.

“So far, the Right, Left and media all seem to agree that the Nobel Peace Prize committee just beclowned itself,” wrote political strategist Jon Henke at the time.

But it turns out the joke was on us.

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