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 …
Category Archive: Bryan Fischer Award Nominee
Jan 31 2012
Jan 30 2012
The Bryan Fischer Award is given to those who project their most blatant negative attributes onto those they claim to be against. Here’s a great example of that behavior by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, just before Obama’s State of the Union speech:
Jan 27 2012
The Bryan Fischer award is given to those who engage in weapons-grade projection, accusing one’s opponents of their own worst attributes. Here is a classic example from House Speaker John Boehner:
Jan 23 2012
The Bryan Fischer award is given to those who display a staggering lack of self-awareness, for psychological projection above and beyond the call of duty. Sarah Palin, please come claim your award. And readers, please turn off your irony meters as we prepare for takeoff.
Jan 10 2012
Liberty Counsel is once again showing what may be the most ubiquitous personal trait of the wingnut tribe — hypocrisy. When gay people use their purchasing power and voice to push companies to favor equality, that’s “economic terrorism.” When wingnuts do the same thing to complain about a TV show, that’s just doing God’s work.
Dec 21 2011
Rep. Allen West makes a strong case for the Bryan Fischer Award with this Glenn Beck-level Godwinism, comparing the Democratic Party to the Nazis and throwing in a little faux persecution for good measure.
Nov 21 2011
Here’s another nominee for the chutzpah hall of fame. Rick Perry told Sean Hannity this week that President Obama has no insight into how unemployed people are suffering because he was a child of privilege. With a straight face.
Nov 20 2011
Bryan Fischer mentioned my Bryan Fischer Award on his radio show on Friday, but clearly misunderstands the point of the award even though I’ve explained it in some detail. On his show he said:
Nov 18 2011
The Bryan Fischer award is given to those who demonstrate a staggering degree of obliviousness to their own internal contradictions and project their own worst sins on to others. And Fischer himself displays this utter lack of self-awareness perfectly:
Nov 17 2011
If there’s a chutzpah hall of fame, David Barton must be a first ballot inductee. You might want to turn off your irony meters before I tell you that he’s now complaining about people using quotes from the Founding Fathers that aren’t accurate.
Nov 09 2011
Here’s a perfect nominee for the Bryan Fischer Award for extraordinary psychological projection in the service of warped ideology. Personhood USA, a group so extreme in its anti-abortion views that the Catholic Church won’t support them, actually complains about government paternalism. Right Wing Watch reports:
Oct 28 2011
Someone suggested that I name an award after Bryan Fischer, given to those who engage in hypocritical statements about their own defense of principle while consistently violating that principle in practice or who suffer from massive psychological projection in accusing their enemies of doing the very thing they do themselves. Finding candidates for this award …