From The New York Sun:

Early word has it that Mr. Obama is going to say that this is an award for the American people and the American spirit, and for him to say such a thing isn't entirely off the mark. But the embodiment of that spirit that involves the greatest personal risk, the greatest personal commitment, in our generation has been that exhibited by the men and women of the uniformed services who are out there every day in the face of determined and often barbaric enemies, and it would be nice to see the Norwegians, whose own freedom was bought with American blood, give GI Joe his due.

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