04/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Surgeon General Job "Not The Right Fit" For Dean: Ally

The news that Sanjay Gupta has decided not to go for the gig of surgeon general has already fired up supporters of Howard Dean, who are now touting him for the post.

But a close Dean ally familiar with his thinking tells me that it's not really a gig that would work for him. "It's not a good fit for him," this ally tells me.

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