Perhaps it was the presence in the Show-Me State this week of that good-fer-nothin', socialist Barack Obama, or maybe it was just that their haldol injections were wearing off. Whatever the case, Missouri's right-wing extremists were tripping over themselves this week for ridicule.
So, let's oblige them with a special right-wing edition of Daily RFT's "Ass Clown of the Week." Continue on to read each nominee's credentials and cast your vote.
2. Jim Hoft: The conservative blogger behind Gateway Pundit seemed to get a perverse pleasure recently with fellatio pointers published in a local "liberal rag" of a student paper. Hoft also made news this week for spreading the erroneous report that Obama planned to ban recreational fishing.
4. John Burns: The man behind Citizen's for Better Transit -- a group trying to kill a county tax hike for public transportation -- admitted this week that he's buddies with Tea Party pranksters James O'Keefe and Joseph Basel, who were arrested this year for attempting to hack a Louisiana senator's phone lines. Last November, Burns teamed with O'Keefe and Basel to create a communist gulag on Wash U's campus and sabotage a LGBT rally outside the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica.