Manage your account
Make YouPolls.com your home page
Society & Religion
Food & Drink
Nobel List: Carter, Gore, Obama . . . No Clinton
Made popular 1842 days ago in
Pity poor Bill Clinton.
He helped promote peace in Northern Ireland (although the guys directly involved won the Nobel Peace Prize). He devoted more hours to achieving a Middle East peace deal than any other U.S. president (although the effort was ultimately unsuccessful). And after he left the White House, he created the Clinton Global Initiative, which some might view as a transparent effort to win a Nobel, with its emphasis on bringing together the private sector and nongovernmental organizations to combat global problems. (The group's Web site even touts the involvement of 14 Nobel Peace Prize winners.)
But since Clinton left the presidency, three Democrats with whom he has had testy relations have all won the honor: Jimmy Carter (in 2002), Al Gore (his vice president, in 2007) and now President Obama.
Indeed, although Carter issued warm words of congratulations to Obama at 9 a.m. and Gore hailed the president's honor hours after it was announced, Clinton has been strangely silent. A spokeswoman for his office said he had made no comment but promised to e-mail a statement if one was released.
Report This Post
Add To Favorites
Does Bill Clinton deserve the Nobel Prize more than President Obama?
This is not a scientific survey,
to learn more. Results may not total 100% due to rounding and voting descrepencies.
1841 days ago
Giving the prize to Obama doesn't mean that it couldn't be given to Clinton. It was given to Carter more than 20 years after his term in office. I hope that Clinton's work will be awarded in the future!
1834 days ago
I can't believe someone (Obama) can get a Nobel Peace Prize for talking crap. They should've waited at least to the end of his term.
You will have 2 minutes to edit your comment.
Add your comments
Obama, Ebola and America
Made popular 16 hr 24 min ago
Is Obama responsible for Ebola getting to America?
Obama's grade is
Made popular 1 day 4 hr ago
What grade would you put on Obama's report card?
Republicans with money are the spawn of evil
Made popular 21 days ago
Is it time to stop the Democrats class war cry?
US ban on air travel?
Made popular 20 days ago
Do you support a ban on travel to/from ebola nations?
Ranking the last 3 Democrats to be President
Made popular 22 days ago
I would rank
Code of Conduct
Copyright © 2007-2014 YouPolls, all rights reserved. Designed by
, Powered by