'The Vast Right-Wing Knuckle-Draggers Award' Nominee: Thomas Roberts

August 27, 2014 | 6:29 PM EDT

At the Media Research Center’s “DisHonors Awards” held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 during the MRC’s 25th anniversary gala, one of three nominees for “The Vast Right-Wing Knuckle-Draggers Award.”

“I get out of all of these things that many of these candidates would rather take legislation to build a time machine and go back in time to where we had, you know, no women voting, slavery was cool. I mean, it’s just kind of ridiculous.”
— Daytime anchor Thomas Roberts on MSNBC Live, September 23, 2011 talking about the previous night’s GOP debate.