Best Portrayal of Stupidity by a Group: the Teabaggers
--"I do not think that word means what you think it means."
First Runner-up: Congressional RepublicansBest Portrayal of Stupidity by an Individual: Glen Beck
Second Runner-up: Congressional Democrats
"I'm sorry...I just love my country."
--What country is that? Pre-apartheid South Africa?
Worst Impersonation of a Human Being: Dick Cheney
"Blah blah blah, Obama wrong & weak, me right, FEAR FEAR FEAR!"
--Please, "Dick," fly back to Hell soon, your demonic minions miss you.
Best Impersonation of a Slave or Minion: Liz Cheney
"I saves yuh, Miz Scarlett!"
--Child abuse? None dare speak its name!
Liar of the Year (the winner in a close race): Sarah Palin
"Obama death panels."
--Just wait until you're on private insurance, honey, then you'll see who really runs those "death panels!" Hint: they also own the...
First Runner-Up: Joe LiebermanHypocrite of the Year: Carrie Prejean
"PLEASE let me keep my chairmanship; I'll be good!"
--Harry Reid should have asked, "good to whom?"
Second Runner-Up: for astroturfing the teabag parties, Dick Armey
Third Runners-Up: Congressional Republicans
"What sex tapes?"
--Hey, when your boobs, teeth, and god knows what else were paid for by third parties, STFU is considered mandatory.
First Runners-Up (in a 3-way tie): Mark Sanford, John Ensign, and John EdwardsBest Impersonation of an Impartial Journalist: David Gregory
"Newt, thanks for appearing for the twelfth time on Meet the Press."
--Appearances in 2009 on MtP by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: 0.
Best Put-Down of the Year: Barney Frank
In response to a teabagger (and closet LaRouchie) asking how he could "continue to support a Nazi policy, as Obama has expressly supported," Rep Frank responded:
"Ma'am, on which planet do you spend most of your time?"
Best Insurgent: for taking over the Republican Party, Rush Limbaugh
Best Minstrel Show: Michael Steele
Poltroon of the Year: Joe Wilson
--No, you lie, you stupid sonofabitch!
Whackjob of the Year: Orly Taitz
(This should be self-explanatory.)
2009's Batshit-Crazy Award goes to: Michele Bachmann
--For examples too numerous to list, proving definitively that a direct connection exists between her mouth and her asshole, with no cerebral matter intervening whatsoever.
First Runner-Up: Glen Beckand,
Second Runner-Up: Virginia Fox
The 2009 Award for Almost Meeting Expectations goes to: Barack Obama
Happy New Year, folks!!