Bozell Announces 'Dewey Defeats Truman Awards' for 'Incompetent Political Reporting'

<a href="http://mrc.org/press/releases/2009/20091104112929.aspx" target="_blank"><img src="http://media.eyeblast.org/newsbusters/static/2009/11/dewey.gif" vspace="3" width="271" align="right" border="0" height="213" hspace="3" /></a>&quot;Last night was a triumph for the conservative movement and repudiation to those who said Republicans had to move away from the conservative ideology to achieve victory,&quot; Media Research Center President and NewsBusters Publisher Brent Bozell declared today.<br /><p>&quot;I hereby grant the <a href="http://mrc.org/press/releases/2009/20091104112929.aspx" target="_blank">Dewey Defeats Truman Awards</a> for the most incompetent political reporting of the year to the following journalists for their impeccably inept coverage,&quot; Bozell noted in a press release earlier today before listing Politico's Mike Allen, CBS's Katie Couric, National Journal's Ron Brownstein, and the entire New York Times editorial board as the recipients of the (dis)honor. </p><p>&quot;Congratulations for embarrassing yourselves, your news organizations and the industry for a backfire that only President Truman himself could truly appreciate,&quot; proclaimed Bozell.</p><p>For the full press release, including the quotes that were the catalysts for the Deweys, <a href="http://mrc.org/press/releases/2009/20091104112929.aspx" target="_blank">click here</a>. </p><!--break-->

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