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A Nobel Prize for Idiots, Signifying Only Bias

(Corrects Le Duc Tho’s job title and circumstances of 1973 Peace Prize in 11th paragraph. For a Bloomberg View daily news alert: {SALT VIEW <GO>}.)

Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- It is hard to imagine anything more wrongheaded than last week’s decision by the Nobel Committee to award its Peace Prize to the European Union. Until, that is, one is reminded of the frauds, terrorists, totalitarians and world-class idiots who have won the award over the past 20 years.