Friday, March 12, 2010

Gnarly Erik’s List of Top Ten US Worsts:

1.  Worst decision by any US president in the past 100 years:

GW Bush’s decision to ignore Afghanistan and invade Iraq;

2.  Worst ever pick by any presidential candidate for a running mate:

John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin for Vice President;

3.  Worst ever fleecing of investors by a trusted advisor:

Bernie Madoff’s gargantuan $50 billion ripoff of investors’ money;

4.  Worst ever president in US history:

George W. Bush;

5.  Worst political commentator:

(Tie) Rush Limbaugh;  Glenn Beck;

6.  Worst news network:

Fox News;

7.  Worst TV show genre:

Reality TV;

8.  Worst ever US political movement:

(Tie) No Nothing party of 1840’s & 1850’s; Tea Party movement of 2009 & 2010; 

9.  Worst ever government bailout:

2009/2010 bailout of Wall St. & insurance industry;

10. Worst & most cynical economic ripoff:

(Tie) The health care industry in the United States;  Mortgage Foreclosure crisis of 2008, 2009 & 2010.

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