The “coveted” awards announced Wednesday by the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression are presented to people and institutions that engage in the most egregious affronts to the First Amendment. (No word on whether Team Obama was a unanimous winner.)
As reported by AP, the awards are announced each year on or near the April 13 birthday of Jefferson, a free-speech advocate. Winners get a T-shirt with Jefferson’s likeness and a black rectangle over his mouth.
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