Human Events finds the leftist-dominated committee in Oslo
has a history of making bad awards…
1. Yasser Arafat (1994): This murderous thug shared the prize with Israeli Prime Ministers Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres.
2. Al Gore and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2007): Their global-warming alarmism is a recipe for global-economic disaster.
3. Jimmy Carter (2002): His post-presidential meddling in the international arena made diplomacy that much harder for his White House successors.
4. UN and Kofi Annan (2001): Lucky they got the award before the Iraqi oil-for-food scandal broke.
5. Henry A. Kissinger and Le Duc Tho (who refused to accept the award) (1973): Their Paris peace agreement to end the Vietnam War ended up in shambles and the U.S. suffered a humiliating defeat soon thereafter.
6. Barack Obama (2009): Gives nice speeches but has done absolutely nothing to deserve the award.
7. Woodrow Wilson (1919): His great achievement — The League of Nations — proved ineffectual in preventing World War II.
8. International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (1985): Their stance on nuclear disarmament gave comfort to the Soviet Union.
9. Amnesty International (1977): This group has been a constant source of anti-American rhetoric.
10. Mikhail Gorbachev: (1990): The greatest peace achievement of the 20th Century — the dissolution of the Soviet Empire — should rightfully be credited to President Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Pope John Paul II.