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11. Jay Leno: I was at your show in the dressing room with Ron Paul when another guest, Tom Cruise, came in to thank Paul for some piece of legislation about psychology or something. Cruise left and Paul asked who that guy was. Awesome.
12. Barack Obama: All this change you talked about should have landed you at no.1. But my life is pretty much the same as it was before January 20. I did, however, gamble on you at intrade.com and won about $300. Also, I got really drunk at your convention, which was fun.
13. Hillary Clinton: I won $100 from my Mom when Hillary lost the nomination. Thanks, Hil! Also, you said hi to me when we passed each other in the hall at the Bellagio right before the Nevada caucus. I'll dine out on that story forever.
14. Paul Krugman: I taped what was to be a recurring CNN segment called Global Village Idiot with you on September 10, 2001. This never aired. But I feel my questions influenced you, and brought you to the Nobel-winning level you're at today. So really, the way I see it, I should be number 14.
15. Paul Kagame: Ending Rwandan genocide, even for a little while, means I get to stop listening to celebrities talk about Rwandan genocide, even if just for a little while.
16. Boris Johnson: Before you, flippant journalists who say insane things and cannot figure out what to do with their hair could not go into politics. Hey Boris, meet your future fellow mayor of Los Angeles!
17. Nicolas Sarkozy: When Jacques Chirac was President of France, I don't remember seeing one photo of his wife. Now I get my fill of hot French lady photos every week. Merci beaucoup!
18. Moot: That is one dirty, dirty, dirty website you have.
19. Stella McCartney: I worked in one of your stores as a salesperson for a day, and my wife came to visit me and wound up buying a very expensive dress. You are a brilliant marketer.
20. Brad Pitt: Three days! It took me three days to get through the screener of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button because I kept falling asleep. And then I had to come up with jokes about it when I wrote for the Oscars. Or, more accurately, look at a room service menu while other people did.