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Power of public disapproval. Paul Wolfowitz and Carly Fiorina "have since then been dismissed as possibilities in part due to the poor public reception they received as potential presidents". This is according to a United Press International story carried by the Washington Times and others. This almost makes it sound as if there have been public hustings, televised debates and other ways for the public to understand the views and positions of candidates and give their responses. This is of course far from the truth.

In fact there is a game of spin and rumours, with nobody aware of who is on the US official shortlist, let alone able to comment. Indeed there is much suspicion, including on our web forum, that certain names are floated merely to act as decoys to distract attention from more likely candidates. Wolfowitz, Fiorina and Bono may well fall into that category.

This story was also picked up by the, Big News Network (Australia) and New Kerala.

Alex Wilks ~ March 16, 2005

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