Today at the Acton PowerBlog, I offer my completely unbiased, totally objective opinion about Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in Literature:
Many people have already complained that there were many more worthy potential recipients. But let’s face the facts: Bob Dylan won, and they lost.
He likely didn’t even know he was competing. (Reportedly, he was in Las Vegas for a performance when the award was announced.) But he won.
Now, I suppose it could be argued, as have some, that he hasn’t really produced any literature. Whatever one thinks of him winning, however, I don’t think that’s fair. Haters gonna hate, I guess.
Read the whole post here.