Regina Benjamin: Too Big To Be Surgeon General?

From salon.com...

“By all accounts Surgeon General nominee Dr. Regina Benjamin is an extraordinary woman. She is an African-American family doctor who has spent most of her professional life serving the people of Bayou La Batre, a poor rural Alabama coastal community. She makes house calls, pays for patients' medicines, works for free when there is no money. She's had heaps of honors poured on her head , including a MacArthur genius award. She rebuilt her clinic twice, once following Hurricane Katrina and then a year later when it was destroyed by a fire…

The only problem seems to be that some people think the face is too fat.” 

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Sonia Sotomayor, who happens to look like this, is catching flak, too.

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