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Thursday, January 15, 2009
Updated: January 26, 11:39 AM ET
Stick to Sportswriting, Genius


Not everything George W. Bush did as president was a disaster on the order of Sanjaya's hair. For those of us who try to fight malaria (, Bush and his wife, Laura, have been nothing short of brilliant in raising money and awareness. Yes, Bush did once say: "We've got to help the people of suburban Africa" when he meant "sub-Saharan." And yes, he started a war on bogus information that has cost not only hundreds of thousands of lives but put this country in a financial hole that might take 50 years to climb out of. But why nit-pick? On this score, he scored.

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