That popping sound you’re hearing is right wingnut heads exploding across America.

President Obama has been awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

Obama gets reward for world view

…The committee does not make any secret of its approach. It states that he is being given the prize “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples.”

This is of course an implied criticism of former US president George W Bush and the neo-conservatives, who were often accused of trying to change the world in their image.

The committee “attached special importance to Obama’s vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons.” But it also mentioned the UN, climate change and the “strengthening” of democracy and human rights…

Cue the so-called mainstream pundits citing the leftist liberal selection committee in three, two, one…

The individuals who won presidential elections on either side of dubya, Al Gore (2007) and Barack Obama (2009) have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. And all dubya can maybe look forward to is an appointment as Commissioner of Little League Baseball.