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Posted at 10:58 PM ET, 03/20/2011

Quoted: FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski on Purim costumes

(Harry Hamburg/AP)

“Somebody suggested I come dressed as a cellphone. But of course phones these days are touch-screen — and I thought that could lead to some awkward moments.”

— FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, explaining to the congregants at Adas Israel synagogue in Cleveland Park why he didn’t wear a costume — as most adults and children traditionally do — to Saturday night’s Purim celebration.

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