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Hypocrisy Hall of Fame: The Next 2018 Nominee


This one isn’t even close, and he threatens to run away with the 2018 trophy: Ol’ Turkey Neck himself, Senator Addison Mitchell “Mitch” McConnell Jr. (R, Chutzpah), the U.S. Senate Majority Leader. Senator McConnell wrote an opinion piece – for Fox News, of course – headlined “Will Dems work with us, or simply put partisan politics…

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DAFP Award: The Polls Are Open


The nominations are closed. WordPresses obscure polling tools are deciphered. It’s time to vote. This isn’t Chicago; one vote per reader please. Even if it is laughably easy to hack Polldaddy. Polls will be open until April 5, 2014. The winner will be sent a certificate from Wickersham’s Conscience, suitable for framing. Thanks to the…

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D.A.F.P. Nominees – The Stupid Is Out There, Folks


A recent comment reminded WC that there have been one – exactly one – nominee to compete with WC’s nominee, Fox News Commentator Laura Ingraham for the Annual Dumb As a Fence Post Award. Reader bi11wi11 nominated anyone who votes Republican. It’s not as if WC has noted any decrease in the amount of stupid out there on…