Wow, what a deal!
Let's go a little deeper than the incessant babble and drool of the Cheerleaders goes:
"The committee said today that he had 'captured the world’s attention'. It is certainly true that his energy and aspirations have dazzled many of his supporters. Sadly, it seems they have so bedazzled the Norwegians that they can no longer separate hopes from achievement. The achievements of all previous winners have been diminished."