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CGD survey on choosing the next president. Washington thinktank, the Center for Global Development, has posted an online survey which allows respondents to rank nine potential candidates on their merits for the post, and to comment on what changes are needed to the process.

Of the nine candidates CGD includes, laurels for including four non-Americans (Indian Montek Ahluwalia, Brit Tony Blair, Turk Kemal Dervis, and South African Trevor Manuel), but darts for including no women and no candidates outside of the usual suspects with the usual views.

Jeff Powell ~ May 24, 2007

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