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Wednesday, September 09, 2020

A Nobel for Trump

A Norwegian politician nominated President Donald John Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for getting the United Arab Emirates to finally recognize the state of Israel, 72 years after its founding. The normalization of  their relations, as well as a similar agreement between Kosovo and Serbia reached by President Trump, made the world much safer.

ABC reported, "A far-right Norwegian lawmaker said Wednesday that he has nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the Middle East.

"Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament for the far-right Progress Party, said Trump should be considered because of his work 'for a peace agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel which opens up for possible peace in the Middle East.'

"'No matter how Trump acts at home and what he says at press conferences, he has absolutely a chance at getting the Nobel Peace Prize,' Tybring-Gjedde, told The Associated Press.

"He said he nominated Trump on Wednesday, adding that 'Donald Trump meets the criteria' for the Nobel Peace Prize.

"Tybring-Gjedde was also one of two Norwegian lawmakers who nominated Trump for the peace prize in 2018 for his efforts to bring reconciliation between North and South Korea."

Unlike Obama, if awarded President Trump will have earned it.

USA Today reported 5 years ago, "Remember that Nobel Peace Prize that President Obama got in 2009? Well, maybe it wasn't such a good idea after all, a former top Nobel official said.

"In a just-released book, Geir Lundestad, director of the Nobel Institute for 25 years until stepping down last year, said the prize committee had expected the honor to deliver a boost to Obama, something he believes did not happen.

"Speaking to The Associated Press, Lundestad, who sat in on the secretive committee's meetings but did not have a vote, said the committee 'thought it would strengthen Obama and it didn't have this effect.'

"'In hindsight, we could say that the argument of giving Obama a helping hand was only partially correct,' he wrote, according to VG, a Norwegian newspaper."

Turning the Nobel Prize into a Participation Trophy was foolish.

Obama's sneak attack on Libya was a coward's act designed to show Hillary's toughness. She bragged, "We came, we saw, he died."

President Trump has shown more restraint in his pinky than Obama did in 8 years.

Tybring-Gjedde said in a letter recommending Donald Trump, "Indeed, Trump has broken a 39-year-old streak of American Presidents either starting a war or bringing the United States into an international armed conflict. The last president to avoid doing so was Peace Prize laureate Jimmy Carter."

The left won't admit he earned the nomination, if not the prize. All this hooey about Tybring-Gjedde being "far-right" stands in stark contrast with the refusal by the press to call Chairman Xi a communist. Instead, they call him president as if he were elected in a free and open election.

There was a time when all Americans would be proud that their president was nominated for a prestigious award, but that was also a time when American leftists wanted peace in the Middle East.


  1. Peace in the Middle east? What they wanted was for Israel to capitulate to the demands of the Palestinians.

    1. Efforts of "Jews to the Sea" have taken a big hit thanks to Trump.

    2. Trump merely recognized which Middle Eastern Country holds the balance of power and followed through diplomatically. The UAE and other Gulf Arab countries are becoming infected with realism thanks to our president.

      President Trump's next challenge is to decide what to do about our airbase in an increasingly hostile Turkey. Should we abandon it altogether or move it to friendlier territory?

  2. I don't remember then saying when they nominated Obama that he was nominated by the far left.

    1. “We all know how the rules are
      Changin from day to day
      That’s the breaks and I’m sorry
      Some of us must be going
      Some of us have to stay
      Some of us may be showing
      And some just fade away”

      - Joe Walsh, Mother Says

  3. I don't remember then saying when they nominated Obama that he was nominated by the far left.

  4. Europe must be on existential fire right now.

  5. Barry from Jakarta knew he hadn't earned a Peace Prize. It was an Affirmative Action gift and an in-kind campaign contribution. If he had character, he would have refused it until he earned it.

    They needed a pretext, so they dusted off an old arms treaty with Russia and resigned it, so Obama started his presidency the way he ended it: by owing Putin favors.

  6. To a far-left lunatic, every politician who makes sense is far-right.

  7. Awarding Obama the Nobel Peace Prize did boost Obama...Obama's ego that is.

  8. Judging by the past winners, he should consider it a badge of honor if he DOESN'T win!

  9. In 2009, the Nobel Peace Prize became a door prize, the ultimate participation trophy for showing up.

  10. "Obama's sneak attack on Libya was a coward's act designed to show Hillary's toughness. She bragged, "We came, we saw, he died.""

    True. It was supposed to her first campaign commercial.

    But it was part of Obama's bigger plan to take out anyone who stood in the way of a new Brotherhood Caliphate run by his Ayatollah.

  11. Al Gore won for a slide show, Obama won for being Obama, and yet we all know that the committee and every Liberal media mouth will denounce this as unwarranted and then drudge out all the fake scandals they've created to smear the president to prove he isn't worthy of this award.

    1. President Trump by contrast has earned the Prize several times over. He stopped chemical attacks in Syria, took out ISIS, al Baghdadi, Solemani and has started no new wars. He signed the Serbia-Croatia Pact, the UAE-Israel Pact, re-invigorated NATO, strengthened ties with India and many other countries and weakened dictatorships around the world, whether in Iran, Gaza, China, Venezuela or Cuba.

      And the Best is Yet to Come.

  12. ___Thank the Brit mapmakers at behest of the Empire's pols, for their ruination of the 20th century World geography; with their marcation lines that divided up Mesopotamia, India/ Pakistan, Israel/ Palestine, etc. that still have ripple effects to this day. PDJT is the first President to actually do something about the Middle East. Ask Schwarzkopf's ghost about the Bush 1991 Iraq War that halted the military campaign for politial theater, which required more young American soldier deaths a mere decade later. If there is a U.S. a century or two from now, the pols will all be gathering in Washington, "D.T." ZB

  13. I hope they award it to him, and I hope he turns it down. Why would he debase himself to be in the company of many of the former recipients?

  14. Even though the award has lost its luster to normal people, leftists revere it and it would cause major mental anguish to the left should PDJT win the prize. He had done a remarkable job when it comes to peace and foreign relations.

  15. "All this hooey about Tybring-Gjedde being "far-right" stands in stark contrast with the refusal by the press to call Chairman Xi a communist"

    This point cannot be made too often or too forcefully.
    The Left and the enemedia uses these designations to "unlevel" the playing field.

  16. The Browns have a better chance of winning the Super Bowl.