The 100 Least Powerful People In The World

21. Prince Charles

> The Prince of Wales
> 63-year-old prince may not be king for awhile. Queen may live for another two decades. Could lose chance at the crown to waning popularity and son’s pending nuptials.

22. Nicolas Cage
> Actor
> Former matinee idol now stars exclusively in movies involving witchcraft.

23. Mark Papermaster
> Former Head of Hardware Engineering at Apple
> Left position in the wake of the iPhone antenna debacle.

24. Sarah Palin
> Politician
> Former presidential candidate repeatedly embarrassed by media, many blame her for John McCain’s loss. Reality TV show a complete flop. Democrats are praying she runs in 2012.

25. Jon Gosselin
> Former Reality TV Star
> Co-star of hit cable TV reality show and father of eight became late-night punchline after hard-partying antics alienated him from viewers and left him dumped by wife. Now works as a construction worker.

26. Jon Rubinstein
> Former CEO of Palm
> Drives Palm into the ground. Booby prize is job at new parent, HP.

27. Rick Sanchez
> Talk Show Host
> Popular CNN talk show host’s casual approach gained him a loyal following. He may have felt too relaxed when he implied on air that his network was run by Jewish people.

28. Dayne Walling
> Mayor of Flint
> City finances ruined, now ward of the State of Michigan. Nothing much left to manage.

29. Kirk Ferentz
> Head Football Coach at the University of Iowa
> 13 Hawkeyes were hospitalized with a rare and possibly fatal muscle disorder, Rhabdomyolysis, after extensive off-season workouts. Ferentz has given no explanation for the illnesses though many believe Ferentz IS the explanation.

30. Eddie Lampert
> Chairman of Sears
> Private equity superstar combines Sears and K-Mart. Watches his multi-million dollar investment slowly disappear. “Attention, K-Mart shoppers.”

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