Most Americans think politics were behind President Obama getting a Nobel Peace Prize. Fifty-eight percent think the motivation for the award was political. That is up from forty percent last year.
Americans are much more skeptical of the motivation behind the awarding of the prestigious international Nobel Prizes following President Obama's win Friday of the Nobel Peace Prize.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 58% of American adults now believe that politics plays a role in the awarding of the Nobel Prize. That's an 18-point jump from 40% a year ago.