But he skipped several other activities, including lunch with the king, a news conference at Oslo’s Grand Hotel, CNN’s traditional interview with the prize winner and a “Save the Children” benefit concert, where organizers replaced him with an Obama cardboard cutout. Obama also won’t be around for Friday’s Nobel Concert.
A poll reckons he got the prize too early anyway.
All this is made even funnier when one considers that nearly half of Americans said they would prefer Bush back! Now that’s saying something.
Meanwhile, the world’s largest Muslim nation, Indonesia, has decided to erect a gold statue of Obama as he was as a boy. Quite fitting since he spent so much time being educated there.
Climate change is now a secrurity issue? But of course. 😉