Humor Column November 2, 2009 Issue Three Possible Explanations From the Nobel Committee Three Possible Explanations From the Nobel Committee They have some justifying to do. By Calvin Trillin October 14, 2009 Facebook Twitter Email Print 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.