Always Fun and Enlightening

The Media Research Center has released their awards for The Best Notable Quotables of 2009 – the 22nd Annual Awards for the Year’s Worst Reporting. They have the winners and runners-up in sixteen categories…

  1. The Coronation of the Messiah Award for Fawning Inaugural Coverage
  2. Master of His Domain Award for Obama Puffery
  3. The Crush Rush Award for Loathing Limbaugh
  4. Damn Those Conservatives Award
  5. The Poison Tea Pot Award for Smearing the Anti-Obama Rabble
  6. Spread the Wealth Award for Socialist Sermonizing
  7. Long Live Camelot Award for Lionizing Ted Kennedy
  8. The Half-Baked Alaska Award for Pummeling Palin
  9. The Un-Fairness Doctrine Award for Slamming Media Conservatives
  10. Let Us Fluff Your Pillow Award for Obsequious Obama Interviews
  11. Barry’s Big Brain Award for Journalists Bedazzled by Obama’s Brilliance
  12. The Audacity of Dopes Award for Wackiest Analysis of the Year
  13. The Obamagasm Award for Seeing Coolness In Everything Obama Does
  14. Michelle, the Media Belle Award
  15. Media Hero Award
  16. The Barbra Streisand Political IQ Award for Celebrity Vapidity

…Just start at the first one, and follow the “Next Category” links to work your way down the list. Some of these we remember (with infamy and nausea), some of these we’ve forgotten, and there are some we managed to miss that will make us face-palm for the first time. This is definitely worth going through when you’ve got the time.


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