Barack Obama unsure of why he got Nobel Peace Prize

Written by | October 19, 2016 | 0

Washington: US President Barack Obama, who was awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, has said he is still not sure why the prestigious prize was bestowed on him. Obama, 55, who will leave White House in January next year, suffered indignities of the job interview as he was questioned about his qualifications by Stephen Colbert in “The Late Show”.

Asked by Colbert to list any relevant awards or qualifications, Obama replied, “I have almost 30 honorary degrees and I did get the Nobel Peace Prize”. “Really, what was that for?,” enquired Colbert. “To be honest, I still don’t know,” Obama responded, ‘Los Angeles Times’ reported.

Colbert also asked Obama questions such as where he was born, and a fruit related query. “I would like to ask you about your choice of snacks,” Colbert told the president in the interview, a segment of which was aired on Monday.

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