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October 25, 2002
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What do Islam, France, the US Democratic party, News reporters and Microsoft have in common?

What do Islam, France, the US Democratic party, News reporters and Microsoft have in common?

Dilbert.com has published the results of the "2002 Weasel awards". A weasel is defined as anyone who is trying to get away with something. 19,000 people voted in the poll, and the winning weasels are shown below:

Weaseliest Religion: Islam with 32% Weaseliest Country: France with 34%, with Saudia Arabia in 2nd at 23% Weaseliest Organization: Democratic Party with 29% of the votes Weaseliest Profession: News reporters with 24% Weaseliest Company: Microsoft with 39%

Those 19,000 people are right on target, I'm impressed by the collective Insightfulness. The link to the poll was found at andrewsullivan.com.

I copy the full results below.

Weasel Awards Poll Results
Dilbert.com
http://www.comics.com/poll/show_results.jsp

The results are in for the first annual Weasel Awards Competition! For the uninformed, a weasel is defined as anyone who is trying to get away with something. 19,000 people voted in the poll, and the winning weasels are shown below.

Weaseliest Organization

Congress 13%
Democratic Party 29%
FBI 4%
Major League Baseball 21%
Republican Party 11%
White House 19%

Weaseliest Profession

Accountants 5%
Advertising executives 4%
Lawyers 22%
News reporters 24%
Oil executives 5%
Politicians 18%
Tobacco executives 17%

Weaseliest Country

France 34%
Iran 1%
Iraq 18%
North Korea 3%
Pakistan 18%
Saudi Arabia 23%

Weaseliest Individual

Gary Condit 19%
"Chainsaw" Al Dunlap 1%
Michael Jackson 10%
Dennis Kozlowski (Tyco) 4%
Kenneth Lay (Enron) 17%
Marie Reine Le Gougne (French Ice Skating Olympic Judge) 18%
Martha Stewart 24%
Sam Waksal (ImClone) 1%
Gary Winnick (Global Crossings) 2%

Weaseliest Company

Arthur Andersen 20%
Enron 18%
Merrill Lynch 2%
Microsoft 39%
Qwest 2%
Rite Aid 6%
Tyco 2%
WorldCom 7%

Weaseliest Religion

Atheism 22%
Buddhism 1%
Catholicism 27%
Hinduism 1%
Islam 32%
Judaism 6%
Protestantism 9%

Posted by David Melle at October 25, 2002 02:54 AM
Comments

Can you tell me how you came up with the "weaseliest Religion?"
I'm wain=ting for the responce...

Posted by: Abdulrahman on May 26, 2003 04:13 PM

Can you tell me how you came up with the "weaseliest Religion?"
I'm waiting for the responce...

Posted by: Abdulrahman on May 26, 2003 04:13 PM
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