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Critic's notebook

'Idol' politics

He's silly and sweet, but Sanjaya's also savvy

Sanjaya Malakar has galvanized fans. Sanjaya Malakar has galvanized fans. (FRANK MICELOTTA/FOX VIA AP)
By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / March 29, 2007

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It's time to discuss the Sanjaya Victory Scenario. Hard to read the words? This would surely be a nightmare for "American Idol" fans who believe that the show judges talent. In a year with a few top-notch performers and several of the borderline singers that "Idol" turns briefly into stars, wispy 17-year-old Sanjaya Malakar stands out for his breathtaking hair ... (Full article: 807 words)

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