From Dana Milbank‘s noon chat today at washingtonpost.com:

Madisonville, Tenn.: Hi, Dana. Glad you’re back and all that jazz. I have a question on a possibly touchy subject: that FishbookDC Klass Klown election thing. In the early going, you had a good lead on everybody but Matt Cooper, but Craig Crawford scored a come-from-behind that seemed to me to be the result of a well-oiled (well-balonied?) machine in operation. Do you think you needed your own well-balonied machine in action? Just sayin’

washingtonpost.com: Your 2009 FishbookDC!!!

Dana Milbank: This is a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a mockery of a travesty of two mockeries of a sham.

I was seriously disadvantaged in this competition by being on vacation. Had I been on the job, I believe I could have done many buffoonish things that would have won the prize for sure.