Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
... they gave it to Aung San Suu Kyi, who has not yet brought down the drug-money-financed military junta that rules Burma. Obama did help bring down an illegitimate regime that invaded a foreign country on a false pretext, based in part on a willful misreading of a UN resolution, instituted a formal program of torture, and engaged in un-Constitutional actions such as mass wiretaps of its own population.

In those kinds situations, its not always perfection that the Nobel committee demands.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sat Oct 10th, 2009 at 09:03:54 AM EST
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