Andrew E. Kramer in the NYT:
"Mr. Putin likes to throw in a few surprises on these occasions, as he did two years ago by announcing the release of the imprisoned oil tycoon, Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky. This year, he rose to the defense of Sepp Blatter, the embattled president of soccer’s world governing body, FIFA, who is under criminal investigation for corruption, saying Mr. Blatter should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize."
Read the complete article here.
I'm not a friend of Mr. Putin but the Nobel Peace Prize was definitely awarded to people who didn't deserve the prize at all. So why not give the prize to Mr. Blatter? Did he actually kill people?
Peace and absurdity go hand in hand. I would say: Sepp Blatter for the Nobel Peace Prize.