Clearly most of America and the world gets it (“Why did Obama get prize?,” letter, Oct. 19). It’s called change and hope.

The letter writer should have been proud that, as commander in chief, President Barack Obama won the award. The election was last year. The right wing needs to get over it. Let’s come together as Americans.

Master Gunnery Sgt. Herman Oden Jr. (retired)Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

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