Remember back after Trump announced his lie about removing nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula – – – and how the crowds of admiring goobers at his rallies chanted “Nobel! Nobel!” — as in Nobel Peace Prize?
Well, the winners are announced and Trump was not even on the list.
Mukwege, a gynecologist and surgeon, has long worked to treat thousands of women and girls affected by rape and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Murad is a Yazidi woman from the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, who was held as a sex slave by ISIS, she told CNN in an interview last year. In 2016, at age 23, she was made a UN goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human trafficking.
It’s especially significant that the award went to two people who have worked to end sexual assaults against women . . . while the US is ruled by a serial adulterer who is known to have assaulted at least 19 women . . . and while the US has just put onto our highest court an attempted rapist.