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Obama Admits He Doesn't Deserve Nobel Prize

Obama Mocks his Nobel Prize
By Sarah Courtney, Fox News
Created 2011-03-30 13:39

While praising Energy Secretary Chu for his great skills and accomplishments, President Obama poked fun of his own award. “Chu has the Nobel Prize in physics – he actually deserved his Nobel Prize,” Obama said at a speech on energy Wednesday in Washington.

President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize [1] in 2009, less than a year into his presidency. Many believed it was far too soon for the newly elected Obama to earn such a prestigious award. The president himself said he was undeserving at the time. “I do not feel that I deserve to be in the company of so many transformative figures that have been honored by this prize,” he said on the day he received the award. At the time of his award, the Nobel committee said its decision to honor the president was motivated by Obama’s initiatives to reduce nuclear arms, ease tensions with the Muslim world and stress diplomacy and cooperation around the world.


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