How To Earn A Nobel Prize

Time's Joe Klein suggests Middle East conditions are favorable for President Obama to prove he's worthy of his Nobel Prize with a sweeping gesture--the public announcement of a peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians to agree to. It's not Obama's style, Klein notes, and likely agreement may require some political realignment in Israel before they take effect. But the awards ceremony will be held in Oslo on Dec. 10...which leaves Obama with just under two months to make it happen.