Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Shut Up, You Moron Award Open Thread

I wanted to turn the "Shut Up, You Moron" Award into a monthly award given to the person whose actions or words are either a) utterly inexplicable or b) serve to perpetuate a commonly held false perception. Since the latter is Scott McClellan's job, I won't give him an award. Also, the obvious characters - Bush, Cheney - are out, since you're bound to screw up once a month if you get that much media exposure.

I want your comments on who should receive the award. Nominees will be posted here.

- Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), for claiming that cable TV violence is influencing jihadists

- Tim Wildmon and William Donohue, for their boycotts against retailers who don't advertise holiday sales with "Merry Christmas"

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