The Media Research Center has announced its 2008 Notable Quotable Awards, with Quote of the Year going to — who else? — Chris Matthews:
The competition was probably toughest for the Obamagasm Award, won by Nancy Gibbs of Time magazine for this foray into disinterested objectivity:
Some princes are born in palaces. Some are born in mangers. But a few are born in the imagination, out of scraps of history and hope….
Gibbs beat out David Gergen — CNN’s idea of a Republican — who said of Obama’s Denver convention speech that “it was less a speech than a symphony. . . . a masterpiece.”
There’s much, much more, including:
. . . and don’t miss this hard-hitting interview by Brian Williams, which rated only runner-up for the “Let Us Fluff Your Pillow Award”:
Brian should demand a recount!