Word on the Street: Did Obama Deserve the Noble Peace Prize?
Bruce Leftwich, 44
He should not have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, given the length of time...
He should not have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, given the length of time that he’s been in office. If you look at the history of the Nobel Peace Prize awardees, they have spent a series of years building up bonafide efforts in certain areas. However, since he has won it, it’s an opportunity for him to build upon an agenda that, over a period of years, he probably would have been awarded for anyway.