[Guest post by DRJ]
MSBNC’s Joe Scarborough called it a “joke” that Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize for “talking a good game.” A senior official at the White House reportedly responded that Scarborough is an “a–hole.” Here’s the MSNBC clip, which includes a insightful comment by Mark Halperin:
And if you want a good laugh, don’t miss Iowahawk’s updated Nobel Peace Prize membership letter.
UPDATE — More funny stuff, this time from Sweden:
“The Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society (Svenska Freds) has classified as “shameful” the decision by the Nobel Committee in Oslo to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 to Barack Obama.
Moderate Party parliamentary group leader Lars Lindblad said that, though he was glad Obama had been elected president of the United States, awarding him the Nobel Peace Prize was a “historic mistake”.
“In my view the Peace Prize should go to somebody who has achieved something,” he told Dagens Nyheter.”
UPDATE 2 — Here’s more from Reason TV: