The Golden Wingnut Award

Ken AshfordBlogging, Right Wing Punditry/IdiocyLeave a Comment

Over at The Washington Monthly, A-list blogger Kevin Drum has been holding tallying the votes for the Golden Wingnut Award, an award he just made up for the wingnuttiest blog post ever.

The winner by a substantial margin was John Hinderaker of The Corner for his July 28, 2005 masterpiece containing these words of unforgettable wingnuttery:

It must be very strange to be President Bush. A man of extraordinary vision and brilliance approaching to genius, he can’t get anyone to notice. He is like a great painter or musician who is ahead of his time, and who unveils one masterpiece after another to a reception that, when not bored, is hostile….

Other nominees and the final vote tally are as follows:

By the way, there are legitimate blog awards going on right now.  Even if you don’t want to vote, the nominee lists are good for finding blogs in areas that interest you.

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