Nobel for Trump? ‘Peace is the Prize!’

Look, it’s too early to say whether we’ll have peace on the Korean Peninsula. But for the first time in decades, there is reason for optimism. That has plenty of people scratching their heads. Because, obviously, an end to the Korean War is an outcome devoutly to be wished. But . . . brought about by this guy?!?!

If everything pans out, South Korea’s president thinks Donald Trump should get the Nobel Peace Prize:

Several months ago, South Koreans considered President Trump as dangerous as North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, as the two traded threats of nuclear annihilation.

Now, commentators and others in Seoul think Mr. Trump deserves a Nobel Prize for helping start the unexpected peace process unfolding on the divided Korean Peninsula. On Monday, South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, said he felt the same.

In response to a question about maybe winning a Nobel, President Trump reportedly shouted back: “Peace is the prize!” I haven’t been able to verify it—I hope it’s true. It would be in line with Trump’s comments at his rally in Michigan over the weekend:

About Ben Boychuk

Ben Boychuk is managing editor of American Greatness. He is a former weekly syndicated columnist with Tribune Media, and a veteran of several publications, including City Journal, Investor's Business Daily, and the Claremont Review of Books. He lives in California.

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