Friday, October 09, 2009

Obama Worship Jumps the Shark

- Daniel Pipes
“jumping the shark.” From Wikipedia: Jumping the shark is a colloquialism coined by Jon Hein and used by TV critics and fans to denote the point in a television program's history where the plot veers off into absurd story lines or out-of-the-ordinary characterizations. This usually corresponds to the point where a show with falling ratings apparently becomes more desperate.
Barack Obama had been President of the United States for less than two weeks when nominations for this year’s Nobel Peace prize closed. It’s unclear who nominated him or what criteria they used to justify the nomination. At two weeks into his presidency, Obama, like all Presidents, had accomplished virtually nothing, had given only a few important speeches, and had established no diplomatic partnerships.
Ten months into his presidency, with hundreds of speeches behind him, but very few real accomplishments other than those aspirational speeches, the Nobel Prize committee awards our President the Nobel Peace Prize. Strange...



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