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In this issue:
COMMENT
"Cooling on Warming", by Hendrik Hertzberg: Behind Obama's clean-energy strategy.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Interesting", by Nick Paumgarten: The Dos Equis spokesman's real life.
"No. 1", by John Seabrook: The Decemberists brace for success.
MEDICAL DISPATCH
"The Peanut Puzzle", by Jerome Groopman: Is there a better way to prevent food allergies?
ANNALS OF DISASTER
"Crash Point", by John Seabrook: The science of crowd control.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Wagers", by Ben Greenman. The political bet on the Super Bowl.
POP MUSIC
"Gut Check", by Sasha Frere-Jones: P. J. Harvey's desires.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Too Cool", by David Denby: Reviews of No Strings Attarched, Cold Weather, and Uncle Kent.
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    By C on 02-13-11

    Pass on this one

    Typical New Yorker; Bush has been gone for 2 years but they still manage to blame him for something nearly every week. After that there is an exposee of corruption in the Afghan government (what a shocka) where Obama, the biggest supporter of the government there, is barely mentioned.

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