Yglesias Award Nominee

"President Obama’s Nobel address didn’t add to (or better articulate) what others have said about these matters. But that doesn’t mean Obama’s speech wasn’t impressive. It was, in terms of its ambition, in its willingness to address a morally complicated matter in a serious way, and in the judgments at which Obama finally arrived. He provided -- for the first time, really -- a strong moral justification for his decision to send troops to Afghanistan. Barack Obama is our commander-in-chief. Of all his responsibilities, that is primus inter pares. And it is a responsibility he seems to have fully embraced," - Peter Wehner, NRO.