Winners & Losers

Winners Ségolène Royal: She’s back in business after a knockout TV performance. ALAIN JOCARD/AFP David Geffen: After trashing Hillary to Maureen Dowd and starting the first Obama-Clinton brawl, the leader of the Hollywood-political complex has become the early arbiter of the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. Chimps: Today, it’s simple hunting spears. Tomorrow, WMDs? Nintendo: The Wii is ...

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Winners

Ségolène Royal: She's back in business after a knockout TV performance.

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Winners

Ségolène Royal: She’s back in business after a knockout TV performance.

ALAIN JOCARD/AFP

David Geffen: After trashing Hillary to Maureen Dowd and starting the first Obama-Clinton brawl, the leader of the Hollywood-political complex has become the early arbiter of the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.

Chimps: Today, it’s simple hunting spears. Tomorrow, WMDs?

Nintendo: The Wii is crushing the competition.

Indian drug companies: Expect a spike in demand for generic drugs from India after Britain’s Office of Fair Trading chastized the National Health Service for relying on expensive name brand drugs.

Losers

Islam: Michael Jackson may convert.

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Cluster bomb makers: Forty-six countries call for a 2008 treaty to ban cluster munitions.

Italian stability: Prodi’s left-wing coalition can’t hold it together, rankling investors.

Tom Vilsack: Was it his gaffe on Social Security that doomed his presidential candidacy, his strange name, or his boring personality?

Iran: Will likely fail to meet goals of enrichment program; still getting slammed by the IAEA.

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