Álvaro Colom, a gawky policy wonk and businessman who made fighting poverty his campaign’s centerpiece, won Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday.
紐約時報下則人名 Katrina vanden Heuvel has been The Nation's editor since 1995 and publisher since 2005
CRUISE ISSUE | THINKERS AFLOAT
By HENRY ALFORD
On an Alaskan cruise organized by The Nation, vacationers scold Ralph Nader about his role in the 2000 election, flirt with Katrina vanden Heuvel and try to avoid being stuck with John Bolton. Oh, and party down.
Bicycles have been around for hundreds of years and seem to gain in popularity with each passing decade. Recently a bike fair was held in the Western German city of Cologne, where everything bike related could be seen and tried out. With so many different types of bikes around it?s no wonder that cycling is so successful. Today you can ride anythign from freestyle BMX stunt racers, to cruise bikes. Or you can even travel the world on your two-wheeler. Lara Juessen went to the bike fair and talked to different cyclists about their fascination with these wheeled wonders.
Reporter: Lara Juessen
wonk Show phonetics
noun [C] US INFORMAL
a person who works or studies too much, especially someone who learns and knows all the details about something:
As the NEC's deputy for domestic policy issues, Sperling has functioned as both policy wonk and political guru.
tall and awkward:
a gawky teenager
［F.］ n. （pl. Messeigneurs） 殿下, 閣下, 僧正 ((略 Mgr.)).