Of all the editorials published around the country about President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize, the most concise is probably this one from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock:
What is one to say on hearing that the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to . . . Barack Obama?
How about, for one brief shining moment of national unity, a little simple propriety, for there is no better guide to the perplexed than good manners:
Congratulations, Mr. President!