Barack Obama will be awarded the prestigious prize for his writing in "The Audacity of Hope." The Committee explained that though it was rare to grant the award to writing not done in the past year, the book "deserved consideration given Obama's extraordinary work thus far as President."
Oct. 9, 2009 8:03 AM. This just in fromThe Baseball Writers Association (responsible for The CY Young Award).
Barack Obama was awarded a special Cy Young Award this year for best pitch by a President in the year 2009. Noted the committee; "The style and grace President Obama brought to the baseball mound this year was extraordinary, and is the reason Major League baseball has enjoyed record setting attendance this year." That his pitch didn't cross the plate had little bearing on the decision, the committee added, anticipating critics reactions.
Oct. 9, 2009 8:22 AM. This just in from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
President Obama has been awarded an Emmy for best Dance Performance on a Daytime TV Show. "The President's smooth performance dazzled the world when he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and since then, millions of young Americans have taken to signing up at Arthur Murray Schools of Dance all over America. His influence on the world of daytime televison – and the world of dance as well - can not be underestimated," noted a spokesman from the NATAS.
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Oct. 9, 2009 8:45 AM. This just in from The National Education Association.
President Obama has been awarded the National Teacher of The Year Award for his speech in early September to America's school kids. "The President's talk with America's school kids was so profound, and so important, that teachers around America thought it appropriate that this year's award go to our Teacher in Chief, President Obama. He has inspired generations from that talk - we're STILL talking about it," noted an NEA Spokesperson.
Oct. 9, 2009 8:45 AM. This just in from The Presidential Freedom Award Committee.
President Obama has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award for his body of work over a lifetime. "Though it is unusual for a sitting President to be awarded The Presidential Freedom Award, we felt it important to get out ahead of history given the ground breaking nature of his time in office thus far, and all of the great work he has done to advance human freedom around the world," noted the spokesman of the Presidential Medal of Freedom Committee.
Oct. 9, 2009 9:15 AM. This just in from office of The Fields Committee, which announces its prestigious MATH Award every 4 years (it is often called The Nobel Prize of Math, and was popularzied in the movie "Good Will Hunting").
President Obama has been awarded the Fields Prize for his contribution to econometric and budgetary analysis in the public square. "The Committee has never before presented this award to a politician, but his brilliant work adding people to Medicare while simultaneously cutting the Medicare budget is a mathematical feat we have rarely seen in public life," explained a spokesman for The Fields Committee.
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