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  •  A MacArthur genius grant? Slacker. (6+ / 0-)
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    Steven Chu isn't a rock star, either, but he won a damn Nobel (which should make him a rock star). Shouldn't we want people who can do the job well, instead of people who can look good doing the job?

    "You must be out of your rabbit ass mind." --my Gram

    by BabylonSista on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 11:49:21 AM PDT

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    •  Like Gupta has any moral authority (0+ / 0-)

      He doesn't.  He's a f**king celebrity.

      Star power my ass.  Dr. Benjamin is going to do more for the office than he ever could have imagined, provided he was civic minded enough to try.  Which I don't think he is.

      "If another country builds a better car, we buy it. If they make a better wine, we drink it. If they have better healthcare . . . what's our problem? "

      by mbayrob on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 01:41:36 PM PDT

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