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Posted by Edmund L. Andrews

What do  Republicans have in common with China's communist leadership?   They'd probably both like to make the Nobel Prize people disappear from the face of the earth.

On Friday, the scandalous Scandinavians infuriated the Chinese leadership by awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned literary critic and political dissenter.  The Chinese, who had publicly warned the Nobel committee against honoring Liu, then denounced the award as blasphemous, banned celebrations, arrested some of his supporters and called the Norwegien ambassador in for a tongue-lashing,

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