I have recently stumbled across a couple of blogs which expressed surprise at the news that Barack Obama is one of the candidates of the Noble peace Prize.
My take on the issue and in no way am i an expert on Obama related stuff is the following:
Most people , especially those who feel at odds with this newsbit forget that Obama wasn't just born yesterday and became president the day after. To become president, usually, you probably have a long history of political life/activity/activism whatever, which led you to being chosen the Democrats party representative which in turn allowed you to run for president.
Therefore it is not necessary that Obama the President is being rewarded in here but maybe the long and maybe exceptional political life of Obama which eventually led him to the White House in his case..
Makes sense doesn't it?