Nobel committee defends Handke choice

In 50 years, I’ll be either dead or dressed in biker leathers and helping the tribe scrounge canned goods from whatever Walmarts remain above water.

“In 50 years … Peter Handke, just like Beckett, will be among the most obvious choices the Swedish Academy ever made, of that I am certain,” he wrote.

Peterson argued that Handke is “radically unpolitical” in his writing, and said his support for the Serbs had been misunderstood. The main thrust of his argument was that the Serbian point of view was missing in German and Austrian media.

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