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Moneyball Author Michael Lewis Is The Most Powerful Man In The Universe

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Michael Lewis isn't just a disturbingly prolific journalist who elevated Billy Beane to mythic status. He's also a one-man center of power who enriches and ennobles all those with whom he consorts, according to New York Magazine, which neglects to really examine why having so much influence concentrated in a journalist who signs autographs for senators might itself be disturbing:

What other journalist can claim to have changed the way the game of baseball is played, influenced resolutions like the Dodd-Frank Act, and possibly inspired Sandra Bullock to adopt a black baby?

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It's Good to Be Michael Lewis [New York Magazine]

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