Did the US President deserve it? A case of an award too soon?
We let the tweets speak for themselves. Here are our favourites:
@jhunjhunwala: Rakhi Sawant to share Nobel Prize with Obama for “efforts made to keep the institution of marriage alive”
@manuscrypts : Did they mean Osama? for being nice this year or something?
@GautamGhosh: Obama winning Nobel Peace Prize is like firms giving salary hikes when KRAs are set – a year before they are met! Heh!
@BDUTT If he can win then why not our Prime Minister, he deserves better than him…
@OldmonkMGM: India and Pakistan demands a Nobel Peace prize for each other for not bombing the s*** out of each other
@vijaysankaran : Nobel Peace Prize is now like the Bharat Ratna… it’s about who you are, not what you did-)
@recnamorcen : The Nobel Peace Prize should go to…. EKTA KAPOOR … for KSBKBT & others.. promoting cultural amalgamation
@jhunjhunwala : Pakistan asks for credible evidence to show that Obama has indeed won the Nobel Prize,asks for dossier from Nobel org
@madversity : “We Need Change and Change We Need”: Ok I said it now give me my Nobel Prize
@tantanoo : So Bush declares war, Obama lobbies peace and wins Nobel Peace prize. Nice algorithm I say.
@chuck_gopal : Who’ll win next year? Michael Moore? Karan Thapar? John Buchanan?
@sudhamshu : Just when we lauded the Nobel committee for coming up with deserving candidates for Physiology, Physics & Chemistry, they came up with Peace
@CraigGrannell : Apparent rules for winning: following warmonger into leader role; stop being as much of a warmonger.
@nikhilv : Breaking news: Obama’s Nobel Peace prize victory speech just won the Booker #obama
@TinyToots : I also want Nobel Peace Prize. Everyday I refrain from doing violence to so many people. Why is nobody nominating me?
@suddentwilight : the #nobel peace prize is another #filmfare #stardust #iffa award whr who u r and nt what u do gets u the award ! did #obama dance for it 2?
@fossiloflife : Oh wait I think Filmfare awards will have more value than a Nobel Peace Prize!
@codinghorror : World bestows surprise Nobel Peace Prize upon Obama. THAT is how f***ing sick of Bush they were. Wow.
@OldmonkMGM: Pick the odd man out: The Dalai Lama, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Barack Obama
@sidin : Obama to win Commonwealth Gold and lifetime Oscar. Also X Prize, Magsaysay and Bigg Boss 3. And Dancing With The Stars.
@MitchBenn : It’s official! George Bush was such an a***hole you can win the Nobel Peace Prize just by not being him.
@mysti : Is ‘hope for a better future’ enough to win a Nobel Prize? they should be passing those around like candies then.
@venkat2 : next in line for Obama – Khel Ratna, Bharat Ratna, Hind Purush..and Mayawati will erect a small statue next to her
@manuscrypts : Someone is bound to find an Indian connection. I await Bharat Obama…