2006 World Stupidity Award Winners

Decided By Worldwide Internet Vote

(winners indicated by red)

See official World Stupidity Awards Statement

STUPIDEST MAN OF THE YEAR

1) Donald Thompson – District Judge – a.k.a. Oklahoma Penis Pump Judge.
The judge operated a powerful penis pump underneath his robes during at least three trials while court was in session (two of which were murder trials). Convicted June 29, 2006 on four counts of felony indecent exposure.
2) Michael Brown – former director of FEMA
3) Kim Jong Il – North Korean dictator
4) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad – President of Iran
5) Dick Cheney – Vice President of the United States

STUPIDEST STATEMENT OF THE YEAR

1) “No fruit loops!” Ex-Dictator Saddam Hussein on his breakfast of choice while in jail.
2) “They think work is a four-letter word.” – Senator Hillary Clinton, speaking about kids today.
3) “I think they’re in the last throes, if you will, of the insurgency.” – Vice President Dick Cheney, on Iraq.
4) “What do you think you’re looking at, sugar tits?” Mel Gibson to female Sergeant in Malibu, California following his arrest for drunk driving.
5) “My family and I are deeply sorry for all that Vice President Cheney and his family have had to go through this past week,” Harry Whittington, after Dick Cheney shot him in the face. February 17, 2006

THE DUMBEST MOMENT OF THE YEAR

1) Zinedine Zidane head butts Marco Materazzi in the World Cup final and is ejected.
2) Vice President Dick Cheney shoots friend
3) Britney Spears speeds with her baby’s head close to steering wheel
4) Danish Newspaper Jyllands-Posten publishes the controversial Mohammed cartoons
5) Protesters violently demonstrate against the Danish Mohammed cartoons

STUPIDITY AWARD FOR MAKING A STUPID SITUATION STUPIDER

1) Mel Gibson offering to urinate on the floor following his arrest for drunk driving.

2) Britney Spears almost dropping her baby after driving dangerously with him twice, and then talking about it on TV

3) Nick Flynn trips on his shoelaces, falls down a set of stairs and smashes three priceless antique Chinese vases in a museum. Flynn then criticized the museum for not taking better care of its displays.
4) The Bush Administration in Iraq
5) Deciding not to tell anyone after Vice President Dick Cheney shoots his friend.

DISINFORMATION STUPIDITY AWARD FOR BEING MOST
OUT OF TOUCH WITH REALITY

1) Senator Hillary Clinton
2) Michael Jackson
3) US President George W. Bush
4) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran
5) Tom Cruise

STUPIDEST MOVIE OF THE YEAR

1) Basic Instinct 2
2) The Da Vinci Code
3) The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
4) Hostel
5) Little Man

MEDIA OUTLET WHICH HAS BEST FURTHERED IGNORANCE

1) Danish Newspaper, Jyllands-Posten
2) The Name Radio Format (Bob, Jack, Tom etc…)
3) Fox News
4) The Colbert Report
5) Rush Limbaugh

STUPIDITY AWARD FOR RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF THE PLANET

1) The Government of North Korea
2) The Government of Israel and Hezbollah (Shared)
3) Iran
4) The Arms Industry
5) The Petroleum Industry

STUPIDEST STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH

1) “I’m the decider, and I decide what is best.”
2) “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job.” – to FEMA director Michael Brown in a televised address.
3) “Peter. Are you going to ask that question with shades on?” to legally blind reporter Peter Wallsten. Bush later apologized, saying he was unaware of Wallsten’s blindness, and that while he likes to needle the press, “next time I’ll use a different needle.”
4) “Wow! Brazil is big.” George W. Bush, after being shown a map of Brazil by Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
5) “It’s in our country’s interests to find those who would do harm to us
and get them out of harm’s way.”

STUPIDEST TREND OF THE YEAR

1) WW III
2) Post Reality TV Reality TV
4) Killing people for God
5) Killing people
6) Ass Cleavage

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR STUPIDITY

The Middle East

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