For Purdue, Herman Cain, businessman and unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for president in 2012; Drew Brees, football quarterback; E’Twaun Moore, NBA basketball player; football-player-turned broadcaster Bob Greise and football player Woodson.
Put another way, this matched a legendary scientist, a former Cabinet member, a hall of fame broadcaster, a former senator and governor and the person who co-founded the very tool on which this whole influence study was done — against three football players, a basketball player and a man who ran for public office (and lost).
IU should call for a recount.
Bob Zaltsberg is editor of The Herald-Times, Bloomington. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.