Nobel Prize Director Admits Obama Award Was a Mistake

“The decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama in 2009 was a ‘mistake’ and the President did not even want to travel to Oslo to pick it up, the committee’s former secretary claims.”

“Geir Lundestad, from Norway, writes in a book to be released on Thursday that the committee had expected the prize to deliver a boost to Obama.”

“Lundestad said that as a former Norwegian prime minister and sitting head of the Council of Europe human rights organization, Jagland should never have been appointed to the committee, which frequently emphasizes its independence.”

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