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The Inscrutable Sanjaya Malakar

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The Inscrutable Sanjaya Malakar

The Inscrutable Sanjaya Malakar

The Inscrutable Sanjaya Malakar

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What is it about American Idol contestant Sanjaya Malakar that has everybody talking? He's not a great singer, he can't dance... so why is he even still on the show? Is it the hair? Is it the smile? Whatever it is, he's getting more popular, not less, and the judges hardly seem to know what to do with him. Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson thinks they should stop letting him slide so that the real talent can shine... are you voting for Sanjaya? Why?