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The Nobel Prize for Literature goes to Elfriede Jelinek: sensationalist, communist, and anti-American hack.

9:35 AM, Oct 8, 2004 • By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
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One would be tempted to say the Nobel recognition to an Austrian ogress proves that Arnold Schwarzenegger is the only decent thing to come out of that Alpine land in the last two decades. But one should also add that the Nobel Prize for Literature, which includes a check for $1.3 million, each year increasingly diminishes in moral, if not in financial worth.

Stephen Schwartz is a frequent contributor to The Weekly Standard