Humor Column November 2, 2009 Issue Three Possible Explanations From the Nobel CommitteeThree Possible Explanations From the Nobel CommitteeThey have some justifying to do. By Calvin Trillin October 14, 2009 fb tw mail Print msg wa sms 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.