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Three Possible Explanations From the Nobel Committee

by Calvin Trillinfrom THE NATION 1. Don’t be surprised. Don’t gasp. Don’t faint. We’ve simply said, “George Bush he ain’t.” 2. The prize diplomacy can reap’ll Prevent this guy from bombing people. 3. Since Henry Kissinger has won, You know that this is all in fun.
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War and Peace Prizes

by Howard Zinnfrom THE GUARDIAN I was dismayed when I heard Barack Obama was given the Nobel peace prize. A shock, really, to think that a president carrying on two wars would be given a peace prize. Until I recalled that Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Henry Kissinger had all received Nobel peace prizes. The Nobel [...]
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