On Huffington Post, M.J. Rosenberg's considers why the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to President Obama today. Rosenberg wrote that the award is a tribute to the entire United States, not just the President as an individual, and that "[a]ny American who isn't proud today is . . . a Republican." Read the full post here.
It was reported in the Wall Street Journal that the President is holding a cabinet-level meeting today to discuss General Stanley McChrystal's request for more troops for Afghanistan. It might be awkward to issue an order for more soldiers after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, no?