Latest Undeserved Honor: Black Belt

Obama is now a master of tae kwon do, with 0 years practice
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 19, 2009 2:07 PM CST
President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – This has gone too far. First President Obama gets the Nobel Peace Prize “without actually producing any peace,” writes Andrew Malcolm. Now the South Korean president has awarded him a black belt in tae kwon do “after zero long years of study. What would Chuck Norris do?” Malcolm wonders in a Los Angeles Times blog post. “Probably bow. But never as low as Obama bowed for Japan's emperor last weekend.”