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Revenge of the nerds

During the campaign, Barack Obama argued that we don't do enough to honor intellectual achievements among children. "If you win the NCAA championship, you come to the White House," he said. "Well, if you're a young person and you produce the best experiment or design, the best hardware or software, you ought to be recognized for that achievement, too."

Today, he made good on that promise.

By Ezra Klein  | October 18, 2010; 1:11 PM ET
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"Geek day"? And that picture? The New Republic reeks.

Posted by: SqueakyRat1 | October 18, 2010 1:22 PM | Report abuse

What no attendees from the world class public school system of Washington DC?

Posted by: cdosquared5 | October 18, 2010 4:18 PM | Report abuse

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