06/13/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Sanford, Perry Named "Worst Person In The World" On Countdown (VIDEO)

Governors Rick Perry (Texas) and Mark Sanford (South Carolina) were selected as tonight's "Worst Person(s) in the World" On "Countdown" because they're hosting a conference call to organize and promote Tear Party 2.0. Olbermann explained that he made his selection to point out the irony inherent in a movement claiming to be "ordinary Americans, unaffiliated with any party, certainly not the tools of big government governors," being organized by two governors.

Right? Boys, better talk to your hairdressers; your not-so-grassroots are showing."

Gary Bauer took the bronze medal and Griff Jenkins of Fox News took the silver.