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The Nobel Peace Prize Isn’t That Funny

Awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Obama will surely provide lots of material for comedians and joke-writers. But here’s a partial list of folks who may not see the humor:


– Iranian dissidents

– Tibetans

– Cuban dissidents

– Honduran democrats

– Venezuelan dissidents

– Georgians

– Israelis

– Chinese dissidents

– Eastern Europeans


Let’s hope the list doesn’t grow over the next three years.

Peter Kirsanow — Peter N. Kirsanow is an attorney and a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

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