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Ben Bradlee

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The Resume

    (August 26, 1921-October 21, 2014)
    Born in Boston, Massachusetts
    Vice President of The Washington Post
    Executive Editor of the Washington Post (1968-1991)

Why he might be annoying:

    He worked for the CIA in regards to the controversial trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg.
    He was criticized for his handling of Janet Cooke's fabricated heroin story that won her a Pulitzer prize.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He oversaw the publications of Woodward and Bernstein’s stories about the Watergate scandal.
    He was a communications officer in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
    Jason Robards won an Oscar portraying him in 'All the President’s Men.'

Credit: Jack Magic

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Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 6 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 12 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 23 Votes: 91.30% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 55 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 117 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 13 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 57.69% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 28 Votes: 57.14% Annoying