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Ten Reasons We Will Still Date Bill Ackman

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10. His boyish charm has nothing to do with money. (We'll have to work on the salt-and-pepper hair thing though).

9. He's outstanding at pressuring our dry cleaners to pay for the ruined Valentino and institute an immediate receipt buy-back plan.

8. Won't ever be allowed in a Target during the relationship. (We didn't need a reason, but its nice to have the rule in place).

7. Cleaning up the Cayman Island's shells requires a trip to the Cayman Islands.

6. Two words: Jewish Sympathy.

5. His half-day experience working at McDonald's as part of his research into the firm is actually good job security.

4. Harvard University.

3. Harvard Business School.

2. I can see myself in those blue eyes.


1. Maybe Dan Loeb will finally notice us.


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