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Re "The World's Most Influential People," Ann Coulter was correct that Sarah Palin was responsible for "more votes than the usual vice-presidential candidate" [May 11]. I think Coulter missed that most of those votes went to the other ticket.
Erin Pagel, REDLANDS, CALIF., U.S.

Your 100 movers and shakers are left-field fixtures if you leave out organized religion. No room for Benedict XVI, the Dalai Lama or Ned Flanders?

I read J.K. Rowling's tribute to Gordon Brown with incredulity, only tempered by the knowledge that her speciality is...

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