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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (18/8/12)

Third place this week goes to the Irish Olympic homecoming “controversy” that was reported on extensively as the Games came to a close. Seems plenty of people wanted the chance to have an Italia 90 style welcome home party for … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (29/7/12)

Two weeks worth of stuff for this entry, after a hiatus last weekend due to personal commitments that kept me away from the internet most of the weekend. Third place goes to Youth Defence, the Irish (heavily funded from the … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (14/7/12)

Third place this week goes to the Mitt Romney campaign team, specifically the department responsible for the graphic representation of his attack ads. Attack ads, in a US Presidential campaign, are part and parcel of the whole process. But in … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (7/7/12)

Third place this week is in visual form, and goes to this political cartoon from Richard Meyers. Yeah, that’s something. The clip-art style insertions of different figures to create an image that looks like a bunch of random elements thrown … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (16/6/12)

Third place this week, well I figured that Jedward have borne enough of my wrath over the last few weeks. So, instead, I’ll go for Justin Bieber, whose fans on Twitter are so numerous as to constantly have something related … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (9/6/12)

Third place this week goes to the protocols surrounding the Olympic Flame, which allows people like Jedward to carry it around. (Yeah, I know it seems like I’m picking on them a lot recently, but I play the hand I’m … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week 3/6/12

Third place must go to some Jedward fan. Jedward went out to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest last Saturday, and didn’t do too well. Apparently not being able to hold a note is some sort of negative in … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (19/05/2012)

This week, it’s an Irish political party special devoted to the “Yes” side of the Fiscal Compact debate, who have been busy putting their foots in their mouths all over the place. There are many to pick from and it … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (13/5/12)

Third place this week goes to Fox News, and the initial headline they put up in response to President Obama’s declaration regards gay marriage. They altered it pretty quickly. I’m not sure why they did, considering how the first headline … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (14/4/12)

Third place goes to this tweet: RTE’s League of Ireland highlight show decided to show some footage of a women’s football game last week. A few people, followers of First Division clubs in the LoI, were annoyed as the show … Continue reading

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