The Grace Award, Finessed
A reader suggests:
A critical component of any Grace Award must include a nauseating level of absolutist self-righteousness on the part of the Nominee. If there's anything that truly gets me about Grace, it's her unflappable self-assurance that her outrage represents the true moral high ground on any issue (regardless of the amount of evidence or counter-evidence backing or contradicting her position). Most amusing was her seamless flip flop on the guy accused of killing John Benet Ramsey, and the fact that once the guy turned out to be (most likely) innocent, she simply shifted her fury to the DA’s office for bringing him over from Thailand. Of course this is not uncommon among prosecutors and police investigators, but to call it journalism is truly embarrassing.
Send a few in and I'll come up with a one-sentence criterion.