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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta thisclose to accepting the job of Surgeon General, according to Howard Kurtz.

Inspiring this reader comment:

Not a huge fan, but I’ll grudgingly admit it makes total sense to appoint a professional cable news bobblehead who knows his way around a camera to a post which basically involves using the bully pulpit to goad people into healthier behaviors.
Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.