My goodness, how in the world could they choose? Given the stunning amount of misinformation in politics and in the media, there were so many misinformers to choose from, John Boehner, John McCain, Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity (last year's winner), Michelle Bachmann, and soooo many more. But I certainly won't quibble with Media Matters' choice of Glenn Beck.
Glenn Beck: Media Matters' 2009 Misinformer of the Year
Glenn Beck's well of ridiculous was deep and poisonous before he launched his Fox News show, but the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States -- and the permissive cheerleading of his Fox News honchos -- uncorked the former Morning Zoo shock jock's unique brand of vitriol, stage theatrics, and hyperbolic fright, making him an easy choice for Media Matters' 2009 Misinformer of the Year. . .
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