Since I have a blog and therefore must have an opinion, I say "pshaw" and "phooey" to this announcement*. (But I refuse to say "psoriasis" and "psychology".)
IMHO, in the last decade, Dylan has tried harder than before to distance himself from the whole "voice of a generation" business (though he did manage to write an autobiography of sorts) and get back to playing blues and rock 'n roll.
I hope the Pulitzer people remember that other award ceremony held in Bob's honor in 1970, especially his buddy David Crosby's words :)
*I will not be so dismissive when that Nobel finally drops in Bono's lap. And that's because I am bored by all the press he gets for his activism.