[FoRK] Nobel warrant?

Reese howell.r at inkworkswell.com
Fri Oct 9 06:40:20 PDT 2009


Rohit Khare wrote:
> I love the guy, too, but this is nuts. If anyone in the political wing of the White House saw this coming and did anything other than try to derail it, that's incredibly bad (political) judgment. He was enough of a "european socialist" before this interference from the Norwegians.


The commentary on a news program this morning, general but not unanimous
agreement that it was premature. Also, that it was most likely done to
leverage and "help motivate" future actions. Which seems like a very
wrong reason to award a prize that is supposed to recognize achievement,
not potential.

Reese



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