The Nobel Peace Prize has become a bit of a running gag of late. In order to be considered for the award, it’s no longer mandatory that one pursue… what’s that word?… oh yeah, peace.
Take this year’s list of nominees – please. One of the record 278 candidates nominated for the award this year recently carried out what President Obama has referred to as an “uncontested arrival” in the Ukrainian territory of Crimea.
He’s the former KGB agent known as the “Gray Cardinal.” A man known for cracking down on homosexuals and civil society groups. He purportedly likes dating Olympic gymnasts and his hobbies include judo and press censorship. Let’s give a warm welcome to everyone’s most beloved bare-chested strongman – Russian President Vladimir Putin!
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