Newswire: Sean Hannity doesn’t even want stupid award no one wants to give him

Earlier this month, terrible undertoad Sean Hannity was announced as the 2017 recipient of the Media Research Center’s William F. Buckley Jr. Award for Media Excellence, commemorating a year in which words no longer have meaning. Nevertheless, those who cling to the Old Ways soon took issue with the connotations—chief among them conservative columnists like The New York Times‘ Bret Stephens, who wrote an entire column deriding the symbolism of handing over an award named for one of the party’s sharpest intellectuals to the dialectic equivalent of a Peeing Calvin sticker, especially one who peddles conspiracy theories and responds to any criticism with all the dignity of a guy who’s just been politely asked to leave the airport bar. Amid the outcry, CNN reports, Buckley’s son, Christopher, reached out to the organization that bears his late father’s name and “expressed great dismay,” prompting the …

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