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03/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Political Oscars: Your Winners (and Losers)

Earlier this week, I offered my take on this year's Political Oscars - mashing up the best and worst from the worlds of politics and entertainment - and asked for your suggestions.

You responded with an Oscar-worthy collection of winners (and losers). Here are our favorites:

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
Worst: Bailout Billionaire
(RepugsOut08)

Sound Effects:
Best: Wall-E's singing.
Worst: Wall Street's begging.
(Temsi)

Editing:
Best: Elliot Graham, Milk
Worst: George W. Bush, The Constitution
(boatsrwood)

Performance by an Actor Playing a White Character Pretending to Be Black:
Best: Robert Downey Jr., Tropic Thunder
Worst: Michael Steele, Republican National Committee
(stevemarvin)

Performance as a Psycho Clown Who Wants To Watch The World Burn:

Best: Heath Ledger as The Joker.
Worst: Rush Limbaugh as Himself.
(3rdcitizen)

Makeup:
Best: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, in which Brad Pitt has a backwards way of aging.
Worst: The Curious Case of Ashley Todd, in which a crazed McCain fan has a backwards way of writing.
(Beets)

Song:
Best: M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes," Slumdog Millionaire
Worst: G.O.P.'s "Barack the Magic Negro," Scumdog Millionaires
(kurtlockwood)

Portrayal of an Interviewer:
Best: Michael Sheen as David Frost, interviewing Richard Nixon (Frost/Nixon).
Worst: Greta Van Susteran as Herself, interviewing Sarah Palin (Fox News).
(MIMom)

Achievement in Sound:
Best: The Dark Knight
Worst: Rod Blagojevich recorded trying to sell a Senate seat
(kmv)

Farce:
Best: War, Inc.
Worst: (tie) Iraq War, Afghanistan War, War on Terror, War on Drugs
(OttoMann)

Visual Effects:
Best: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Worst: The Curious Case of Blagojevich's Hair
(Temsi)

Rude Character:
Best: Dane Cook, "Tank" in My Best Friend's Girl
Worst: Dick Cheney "VP" in The Torturista
(ez14livin)

Costume Design:
Best: The Duchess
Worst: Sarah Palin's $150,000 wardrobe
(kmv)

Overblown Performance by a Diva with a Dubious Sense of Right and Wrong:
Best: Meryl Streep in Doubt
Worst: Sarah Palin in Doubt She Has Any Business on the Ticket
(uofcphd)

Adaptation:
Best: Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire
Worst Adaptation: George W. Bush, U.S. Constitution
(DryIce)

Supporting Actor:
Best: Heath Ledger
Worst: Joe the Plumber
(Bleubeard)