The First Annual Duh-2000 Awards...
The monthly contest for the stupidest thing said about the Year 2000 problem*
The award for Stupidest Effort to
Politicize Y2k goes to Newt Gingrich, Speaker of the
U.S. House of Representatives. for his comment: "Year 2000 is total downside risk for
Clinton and Gore ... If nothing goes wrong, they get no gain whatsoever. If [government
computers] crash and burn, Mr. Information Superhighway has a real problem and will get a
lot of heat."
The award for Stupidest Vendor
Compliance Statement goes to: "The current release is year 2000 compliant, and
the next release will be even more year 2000 compliant".
And we decided not to give an award for Stupidest Journalism, since there were so many worthy contenders tied for the top spot...
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