Award #1: The Weemsy of the Year for 2023 - The Person Who Said the Most Ridiculous and/or Demonstrably False Statements About U.S. History – Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for claiming African Americans should be "proud" when they see Confederate monuments and for comparing former President Trump’s arraignment to the arrest of Nelson Mandela and Jesus.
Note: MTG was the runner up in this category in both 2022 and 2021
Runner-up: Sen. Josh Hawley
The votes are in for the 2023 Weemsy Awards! And we have winners in 7 categories beginning with the top honor:
Welcome to The Weemsy Awards™!
We spotlight the most egregious misrepresentations of U.S. History in the past year by politicians, celebrities, executives, and more. Awards are announced in December.