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Sam Power: too Amazonian

In its wisdom, Standpoint magazine chose Samantha Power for its “Overrated” slot last month. Ms Power has the audacity to be not yet 40 years of age and, among other things, craftily impresses interviewers with her “Amazonian looks and athletic prowess,” the anonymous author writes.

Power might have been forgiven these attributes, had she not “used her experience as a reporter in the Balkans to become an academic expert on genocide.” One might ponder what better starting point there could be than…

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