Barf Alert!: Obama to Receive Profile in Courage [Discouragement] Award

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This is as meaningless as his Peace prize. If ever there was a good reason for a YUGE PROTEST, this would be one I'd attend!

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Obama to receive JFK award
By Olivia Beavers - 03/02/17 11:40 AM EST

Former President Obama will return to the national spotlight to accept the John F. Kennedy “Profile in Courage” Award on the 100th anniversary of Kennedy’s birth.

Caroline Kennedy, Kennedy’s daughter, and her son, Jack Schlossberg, will present the award to the 44th president this spring.

"President Obama has embodied the definition of courage that my grandfather cites in the opening lines of 'Profiles in Courage': grace under pressure," Schlossberg said in a statement. "Throughout his two terms in office, he represented all Americans with decency, integrity, and an unshakeable commitment to the greater good.”

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation began annual award in 1989 to commemorate Kennedy’s birthday.

Obama will join two other past presidents in receiving this award. George H.W. Bush was honored for breaking a campaign promise by raising taxes in order to deal with a deficit crisis while Gerald R. Ford was recognized for his decision to pardon Richard Nixon.

Unlike Ford and Bush, Obama was not chosen to receive the award for a specific decision in office.

The committee decided this year they would “do something different this year if we could,” foundation selection committee chairman Al Hunt, a Bloomberg columnist, told to BuzzFeed News. The committee was in “total agreement” about the decision to select Obama, he added.

The event will take place on May 7 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum based in Boston, where Obama will deliver a speech. His speech at the event will be one of the few public appearances Obama has made since leaving office.

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/322000-obama-to-receive-jfk-award
 

Pinecone

Has No Life - Lives on TB
The Kennedy's seem to have a history of making bad choices, so not too surprised at this.
 

Housecarl

On TB every waking moment
The DNC doing a final victory loop....Besides a plaque and a rubber chicken dinner, is there any money involved with this award?
 

TammyinWI

Joyful, Patient, Thankful
These two prizes now have the credibility of being dispensed out of a crackerjack box...or gumball machine...like some peep's driver's licenses.
 

Dobbin

Faithful Steed
The only way the ex-HNIC will go away is if he eats a bullet. We all know it.
I would be shocked, SHOCKED I tell you, if they offered this prize to ANY human who stands right of political center.

And Shirley, I'm not jesting.

Dobbin
 
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