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Jan. 1 2010 - 2:38 am | 6,251 views | 1 recommendation | 5 comments

The 2009 Idiot of the Year

As 2009 comes to close, I took some time to reflect on all the idiots we had the joy of meeting this year and decided that it was my duty to sift through all our champions and find the ultimate idiot of the year.

The story I chose was from January 2009, just before I started this blog. It’s about a family who called the media to complain about a Shop Rite store who would not put their sons name on his birthday cake, the sons name was Adolf Hitler Campbell.

The family insisted they were not racist white supremacists as they showed off their Nazi tattoos to the media and introduced Adolf’s sister named Joyce Lynn Aryan Nation Campbell and his even younger sister named Honszlynn Hinler Jeannie Campbell. Needless to say, child services decided the parents were unfit to raise children.



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    Good morning and happy new year to you, Mr. Hoard. Great good luck in your new venture as a firefighter.

    While watching the young lady complain about the comments and dirty looks from neighbors and passers-by, I wondered if they had big plans for suing the supermarket until the lid was blown off this story and the outrage of so many of us was determined.

    With so many things to choose from, I’d say this is as idiotic as any.

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    P.T. Barnum proved right again, one born every minute.

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    They complain about their free speech being infringed? but want to limit others; the store, the neighbors, etc… right to speak???
    uuuuhh, right. Go with that.

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