Except for in mine. I am “sinister, brilliant and beautifully foul.” That’s how Roanoke reader Whitney Hollingsworth described me on Facebook one day in November, and I feel indebted.
It’s also a perfect description for the Grinch. Which means it’s time to give out the infamous Dano Awards, which are more or less Oscars for glaring stupidity.
They are named after me for obvious reasons. Month after month, people compete with reckless abandon to outdo me, no easy feat. But there always are standouts. So here we go:
For the first time, we’re handing out a national award, the Dano for Political Backfire. Congratulations are in order for Virginia Del. Kathy Byron, R-Lynchburg, who also represents northern Franklin and southern Bedford counties.
In a strange way, she probably did more to assure the re-election of President Barack Obama than any other state-level lawmaker in the country.
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