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President BushDo not adjust your computer monitor. No need to go in for an eye exam. It's true:

UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President George W. Bush have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a Norwegian politician.

Harald Tom Nevsik, a member of the right-wing Party for Progress, said that he had nominated the two world leaders for fighting terrorism and promoting world peace.

Conservatives have long viewed the Nobel Peace Prize as something of a joke. They have scoffed at Arafat, Carter, and Gore when each took a turn at the Swedish podium. So, perhaps Nevsik simply figured, what's good for the goose...

What are Bush's chances at taking this year's prize? Well, in this topsy-turvy world, I suppose anything is possible.

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