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Old 10-24-2013, 07:00 AM
Bonnie Bonnie is offline
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Originally Posted by flo View Post
Amen to that, Bon. We know it was just the Nobel panel's thumb in the eye of GWB.
Yeah, I read that. Apparently more than just this one were jabs at Bush.

There were 205 nominations that year, his nomination was put in just two weeks after he took office, two weeks before the deadline. I tried to find out "who" nominated him, but it's kept secret for 50 years. The person(s) who nominated him could tell who they are, but you know that's not going to happen especially now.

Initially, at least half the panel objected to Obama being chosen as the winner until they were "strongly persuaded" by the Chairman.
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