Who is Daily RFT's "Ass Clown" of the Week? Vote Now!

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Lots of candidates for Daily RFT's weekly Ass Clown award. You know the rules: Vote early, vote often and nominate your own choice in the Comments thread. Back at you later with the results.

1. David Dausman -- Former Wellston police officer charged this week with corruption by a public servant, patronizing a prostitute and felony drug delivery. Dausman allegedly paid for sex with heroin and faces federal charges of making and possessing counterfeit money.

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2. Tea Baggers -- This guy* group (right) and others from Wednesday night's Tea Party at Kiener Plaza.

3. Arnie Robbins -- Editor of the Post-Dispatch who fired columnist Sylvester Brown this week for allegedly violating the paper's ethics policies.

4. Sylvester Brown -- The fired columnist who held a press conference Monday accusing his employer of retaliation and racial discrimination.

5. Kasey Johnes -- The 37-year-old teacher at Edwardsville High School charged this week with criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse for having sex with a 17-year-old student.

*The original photo that ran with the Tea Party nomination was removed by request. We did not intend to associate any one individual at this event as a "tea bagger" -- or, for that matter, as an "Ass Clown."
  

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