Countdown's Worst Persons: Wally World, McCain's Myanmar Lobbyist & BillO

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It now appears that the case between Wal-Mart and Jim and Debbie Shank will finally be settled, but Keith Olbermann still gives them the bronze award for good measure on his Worst Person in the World segment on Monday's Countdown. As of today, the Shanks should finally have control over Debbie's estate so that her husband can pay for her 24/7 care.

The silver goes to Doug Goodyear, John McCain's pick to run the RNC National Convention -- until it was revealed that Goodyear's lobbying firm netted several hundred thousand dollars for lobbying on behalf of the military dictatorship of Myanmar, which has been blocking cyclone relief aid from it's own citizens.

The gold went to...BillO. Mr. Orally went overboard about a Seattle newspaper for refusing to post photos of two men who were seen "acting suspiciously" on a local ferry, even sending his flying monkey-boy producer to the home of the paper's publisher to pressure him into publishing the photos. As it turns out, the two men turned up at a U.S. embassy a couple of weeks ago and identified themselves as European business consultants who were sight seeing while they had some time off for work. They even turned over copies of the pictures they took that day.


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