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2010: The Year in News (with a bit of sports thrown in)



Poll #1662398 The News in 2010

In your opinion, what was the biggest news story of 2010?

The BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
28(51.9%)
President Obama getting a health care bill passed
3(5.6%)
The Republican takeover of the US House of Representatives
0(0.0%)
The rescue of the trapped Chilean miners
4(7.4%)
WikiLeaks making previously classified information public
4(7.4%)
The economic collapse of several European nations
2(3.7%)
North Korean attacks on South Korean ships and islands
1(1.9%)
Iran opening nuclear plants
1(1.9%)
The earthquake in Haiti
5(9.3%)
The addition of US troops in Afghanistan
0(0.0%)
The repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell
0(0.0%)
Arizona passing a law requiring suspected immigrants to prove citizenship
1(1.9%)
The jet crash which killed Poland's president and others
2(3.7%)
The election of a coalition government in England
1(1.9%)
Something else (tell us what)
2(3.7%)

Time Magazine selected Mark Zuckerberg as its Person of the Year for 2010. Who do you think deserves to be the Person of the Year for 2010?

Mark Zuckerberg
6(14.6%)
Julian Assange
8(19.5%)
Barack Obama
11(26.8%)
David Cameron
1(2.4%)
Glenn Beck
0(0.0%)
Steve Jobs
1(2.4%)
Sarah Palin
2(4.9%)
Recep Erdogan
0(0.0%)
Liu Xiaobo
1(2.4%)
Hu Jintao
0(0.0%)
Craig Venter
0(0.0%)
Jonathan Franen
0(0.0%)
Hamid Karzai
0(0.0%)
Tony Hayward
0(0.0%)
Someone else (tell us who)
11(26.8%)

If there was an award for douchebag of the year, who would you give it to?

Tony Hayward
2(4.2%)
Glenn Beck
7(14.6%)
Kim Jong-Il
4(8.3%)
Mel Gibson
6(12.5%)
Charlie Sheen
4(8.3%)
Kanye West
4(8.3%)
Rod Blagojevich
1(2.1%)
Brett Favre
0(0.0%)
Jim Bunning
0(0.0%)
Keith Olbermann
1(2.1%)
John Edwards
0(0.0%)
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
2(4.2%)
Sarah Palin
12(25.0%)
Mark Sanford
0(0.0%)
Someone else (tell us who)
5(10.4%)

What was the biggest sports story of 2010?

The 2010 World Cup (including South Africa hosting it, Spain winning it and the vuvuzellas)
20(43.5%)
The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver (including the death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili and the host nation winning the most gold medals)
8(17.4%)
The New Orleans Saints winning the Super Bowl
7(15.2%)
The Chicago Black Hawks winning the Stanley Cup
1(2.2%)
The San Francisco Giants winning the World Series
3(6.5%)
The Los Angeles Lakers winning the NBA Championship
0(0.0%)
Phil Mickelson winning the Masters
0(0.0%)
Something else (what?)
7(15.2%)
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