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Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

TIME: Two Norwegian politicians say Edward Snowden made the world a safer place.

“There is no doubt that the actions of Edward Snowden may have damaged the security interests of several nations in the short term,” wrote Bård Vegar Solhjell, a former environment and education minister for the Socialist Left Party, in a joint statement with fellow parliamenterian Snorre Valen. “We are, however, convinced that the public debate and change in policy that have followed in the wake of Snowden’s whistle blowing has contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order.”

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0 #1 rdrGuest 2014-01-30 17:47:42
This is only a little more stupid than giving it to Barack Obama right after his election. The Nobel Peace Prize is mostly a joke nowadays, though once in a while someone deserving receives it.
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