If you read the New York Post or the Washington Times, you’ve probably already read about our 2002 “Tarnished Halo” awards (United Press International has also distributed the story). But if you haven’t heard the news yet, now is a great time to read up on the social activists, self-anointed “public interest” wags, trial lawyers, and government bureaucrats who earned their notoriety last year at the expense of common sense, good science, and basic human decency.