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IMF directorship: A rigged race | Comment is free | The Guardian

There is a thin line between due speed and indecent haste, and the discussion about who should replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn as head of the International Monetary Fund has surely lurched over it. Given Mr Kahn only tendered his resignation on Thursday, a remarkable gaggle of politicians has come forward with firm views about who should replace him.

Germany’s Angela Merkel, France’s Nicolas Sarkozy and José Manuel Barroso of the European commission all insist that the job goes to a European – sharpish.

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