The Council Has Spoken!

The Council has voted on their selections and not only am I pleased that the posts which I nominated and for which I voted did very well I’m extremely pleased that Wolf Howling’s fine post won outright, saving me the embarrassment of casting a deciding vote which might have included my own post. I thank my fellow Council members for their votes and for their good judgment in preserving me from that chore.

Here are the results for this week. Two members were unable to vote this week but they were unaffected by the penalty. As is our custom I have omitted the posts for which no votes were cast.

Votes Council posts
3 Wolf Howling
“Obama, Criminalizing Politics & Thinking The Unthinkable”
2 (tie) The Glittering Eye
“Civis Americanus Sum”
2 (tie) Soccer Dad
“Not up to the standards of the national enquirer *UPDATED*”
1⅔ Joshuapundit
“Fear And Loathing: The Psychosexual Element In Islam”
 ⅔ Done With Mirrors
“Laid to Rest”
 ⅓ (tie) Cheat-Seeking Missiles
“Edwards Fesses Up; Let The Games Begin”
 ⅓ (tie) The Colossus of Rhodey
“Great — One More Thing for Which to Blame the Jews.”
Votes Non-Council posts
2⅓ Slate
“The Columbia Journalism Review’s Division Over Dissent”
1⅓ (tie) National Review Online
“An Unplanned Education”
1⅓ (tie) Pundita
“To any and all U.S. forces in Georgia: STAND DOWN”
1⅓ (tie) Right Wing Nut House
“Using Ridicule As a Weapon Could Backfire on McCain”
1⅓ (tie) Roger’s Rules
“The crisis in Georgia, 9/11, and the lessons of gratitude”
 ⅔ (tie) The Hashmonean
“Common Denominator: Israel at Every Level is Prepared to Strike Iran”
 ⅔ (tie) Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
“It Was 20 Years Ago Today…Everything Changed”
 ⅔ (tie) Slapstick Politics
“Top Ten Ways The DNC Is Like The Beijing Olympics”
 ⅓ Discriminations
“Is It An Insult To Call Obama An Affirmative Action Candidate?”
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