It’s been an eventful year, folks. We’ve already recognized Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge as Couple of the Year for their efforts to destroy the dangerous myth that, in America, massive unearned wealth always translates into success. And be sure to stay tuned as we announce the winners of the Free Beacon’s 2014 Man of the Year awards.
Until then, we have no choice but to single out an individual who repeatedly failed to live up to expectations in 2014. The Free Beacon award for Underachiever of the Year goes to: Hillary Clinton (public speaker).
An incoming Republican senator from coal country is taking heat for hiring a veteran Democrat as a top energy and environmental policy adviser. However, the senator, who will sit on two key committees handling those issues, says she is confident in the hire.
Former President George W. Bush dressed in a Santa suit to visit a Dallas children’s hospital and hand out toys to patients who have to spend the holiday in the hospital, the Daily Mail reports.
Virginia state delegate Joe Morrissey, who is in jail after he pleaded guilty to charges relating to a relationship with his teenage office assistant, has finally agreed to resign, but announced that he will run in the special election to be held in January.
Andrea Catsimatidis filed for divorce from her husband of three years on Wednesday, as a picture of her in the grasp of former President Bill Clinton went viral, according to the New York Post.