I don't know what to think of this. Why would they give Al Gore a Nobel Peace Prize? Ole Danbolt Mjoes, the head of the committee says "A peace prize is never a criticism of anything. A peace prize is a positive message and support to all those champions of peace in the world." Oh so Gore winning is not a criticism of Bush? Just like Jimmy Carter winning in 2002 wasn't a knock on Bush? Glad he cleared that up!
I'm not getting too worked up over this though. Ever since Yasser Arafat won the stupid thing back in 1994 the value of the Nobel Peace Prize has been going down faster than the potential of Britney Spears' children.
It's a shame that a prize that once went to the great Norman Borlaug has become such a disgrace.
On the plus side of things this morning, isn't it cool how I finally figured out how to embed links so I don't have those long website links exposed, making The Misanthropic Economist look like crap?