Melinda Doolittle, arguably the best Idol has ever seen, was eliminated last night leaving Blake and Jordin as the Final 2. This morning’s post mortem is inundated with conspiracy theories: some going as far as suggesting Idol producers planned to have Melinda kicked off for a more dramatic (read: higher ratings) finale.
We could argue all day on the why’s and how’s of last night’s results. I think it is wiser to use them as a reminder that best man (or most talented woman) does not always win. But time and Melinda’s imminent success will also remind us that when one door closes a much better one often opens, especially when you know Clive Davis.
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