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Media Research Center announces ‘Obamagasm Award’ winner

By Doug Powers  •  September 28, 2012 04:33 PM

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The nominees for the Media Research Center’s Obamagasm Award were Diane Sawyer, along with Piers Morgan and of course a most deserving Chris Matthews.

The competition was fierce among these members of the media who often find themselves having to “think about baseball” when objectively reporting about the president, but at the end of the day, nobody demonstrated Obamagasm mettle like the one who has earned the nickname Tingles:

Matthews was an Obamagasm Award nominee last year, but lost out to Evan Thomas, who referred to Obama as “sort of God.”

But with this year’s victory, Matthews is well on his well on his way to securing the coveted “Obamagasm Lifetime Achievement” honor. And nobody deserves it more:

And the Hardball host is selfless when it comes to his Obama lovin’. He’s even experienced simultaneous Obamagasms with his guests, such as this one with Howard Fineman:

Or here on “Inside the Obamagasm Studio” with James Lipton:

Tingles will take us out in this clip from a segment with a title apropos to the spirit of the Obamagasm Awards — or any kind of gasm for that matter: “Let Me Finish.” President Obama is a man of history, and now, thanks to the Media Research Center’s bestowment of this honor, so is Chris Matthews:

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