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http://www.theregister.co.uk

Irascible chair-flinging corporate tyrant Steve Ballmer could be in the running for a top government job, it was revealed last week.

Presidential hopeful John McCain, speaking at the D: All Things Digital conference, ... dropped the name of Ballmer as a possible McCain administration member, to the astonishment of the audience.

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bridget

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Hmmm. I can't imagine his leadership

Hmmm. I can't imagine his leadership and diplomacy skills being up to much, but you know, I suppose he could be a" charismatic leader"... somewhat like... Hitler. I mean, they both like(d) to yell a lot during speeches...

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Hitler really was charismatic.

Hitler really was charismatic. He did yell, but he endeared the audience nonetheless. I don't think Ballmer could have the same effect. More importantly, this would be an opportunity for Ballmer to impose his views on copyright and software patents on the rest of the world. That is something we have to try to prevent.