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Jobs: Greatest Arab-American Ever?

By on 10.6.11 | 10:09AM

Was Steve Jobs, an adoptee whose biological father was Syrian, the greatest Arab-American ever? 

Glancing over Wikipedia's list of Americans of Arab extraction, the pickings are a little slim: some of the most plausible other candidates are Mitch Daniels, John Sununu, George Mitchell, and Edward Said. Of that group, I'd give the nod to Jobs. Is anyone missing? 

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