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I see that the University of Texas has inaugurated a journalism award named after Dan Rather. For those too young to remember, Dan Rather is infamous for attempting — unsuccessfully — to sway the 2004 Presidential race in favor of Democratic candidate John Kerry by launching a smear attack against Republican candidate President George W. Bush based on an obviously fraudulent document allegedly produced in the 1970s but in fact created using Microsoft Word.
In a similar spirit, I’d like to suggest a few more honors the learned folk at UT might like to bestow.
Jeffrey Epstein Award for Service to Minors
O.J. Simpson Exceptional Husband Award
Harvey Weinstein Award for Excellence in Relationships
Jussie Smollett Recognition for Accuracy in Crime Reporting
BLM/Antifa Award for Urban Small Business Support
Leo DiCaprio Megayacht Award for Environmental Sensitivity
Twitter/Facebook Prize for Support of Free Speech