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Best of Washington 2012: Readers Pick What’s Worst
Worst Local Politician
Marion Barry. The former District mayor and current council member’s checkered past and controversy-plagued present have once again earned him a spot on our readers’ bad side.
Also unpopular: DC mayor Vincent Gray.
Worst Local Athlete
Alex Ovechkin. Voted local hero just a year ago in this same poll, the Great 8 has apparently lost points both on and off the ice.
Also unpopular: Andray Blatche.
Worst Local Columnist
Charles Krauthammer. The Post political columnist and Fox News commentator was no favorite on this year’s survey.
Also unpopular: George Will, Petula Dvorak, Mike Wise.
Worst Local Radio Personality
Elliot Segal. Readers continue to show fickleness for Segal, voting the DC101 morning DJ both best and worst.
Also unpopular: Jack Diamond.
Worst Food Trend
Cupcakes. Speaking of fickle: Best food truck? Curbside Cupcakes. Worst food trend? Er, cupcakes.
Also unpopular: Foam, small plates.