Bryan Fischer Award Nominees: Parshall and Gainor

We have a two-fer for the latest Bryan Fischer Award: right wing radio host Janet Parshall and Dan Gainor of the Media Research Center. Gainor went on Parshall’s radio show recently to talk about the Chick-Fil-A situation and they actually claimed that conservatives don’t like boycott and only do them very rarely:
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Bryan Fischer Award Nominee: Art Fuentes

The Bryan Fischer award is given to those who demonstrate a staggering lack of self-awareness and is utterly oblivious to their own contradictions. This exchange took place on a friend’s Facebook account. I love how he simultaneously claims that Christians don’t want theocracy AND says that atheists should be banned from holding public office.
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Bryan Fischer Award Nominee: The Heartland Institute

The Bryan Fischer award is given to those who display weapons-grade projection and accuse their opponents of committing their own worst sins. And holy shit, the Heartland Institute deserves a lifetime achievement award for this one. After that disgusting, irrational and dishonest ad campaign comparing global warming opponents to serial killers and dictators, they actually released this statement:
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Bryan Fischer Justifies His Award

I give away the Bryan Fischer Award to those who display a staggering lack of self-awareness and weapons-grade projection by accusing others of the things they are most guilty of themselves. And here Fischer demonstrates why that award is named for him by claiming that “people on the left” never check their facts and that’s why they’re wrong all the time. This from a guy who thinks gay people caused the Holocaust and HIV doesn’t cause AIDS.
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Bryan Fischer Award Nominee: Charmaine Yoest

One of the more amusing things about the dustup over the Komen foundation’s funding of Planned Parenthood is watching the “pro-life” folks — you know, the ones who think more women should die from breast cancer in order to thumb their noses at PP — decry that terrible pressure from their opponents that made Komen changed its position. Here’s Charmaine Yoest of Americans United for Life giving the anti-abortion crowd credit for pressuring Komen to pull the funding:
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Bryan Fischer Award Nominee: Newt Gingrich

The Bryan Fischer award is given to those who displays weapons-grade projection in accusing their opponents of their own worst traits. Newt Gingrich is the walking embodiment of that concept, a man who, with a completely straight face, slams his opponents for negative campaigning when he, more than anyone else, taught conservatives how to do it. It was GOPAC, his group, that put out a 1996 memo telling followers how to portray their opponents in the most negative light possible using specific codewords.
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