The Annual Unshackled Awards

Welcome to the 2016 Unshackled Awards

2016 Australian Regressive of the Year

  • Waleed Aly (42%, 829 Votes)
  • Andrew O'Keefe (16%, 312 Votes)
  • Daniel Andrews (10%, 203 Votes)
  • Gillian Triggs (9%, 179 Votes)
  • Roz Ward (8%, 161 Votes)
  • David Morrison (8%, 158 Votes)
  • Cindy Prior (3%, 69 Votes)
  • Rod Bower (2%, 34 Votes)
  • Anne Aly (1%, 22 Votes)
  • Larissa Waters (1%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,984

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2016 Australian Patriot of the Year

  • Blair Cottrell (31%, 329 Votes)
  • Pauline Hanson (28%, 292 Votes)
  • Dan Evans (10%, 105 Votes)
  • Sonia Kruger (8%, 80 Votes)
  • David Lyonhelm (7%, 77 Votes)
  • Rita Panahi (5%, 52 Votes)
  • Mark Latham (4%, 40 Votes)
  • Dick Smith (4%, 40 Votes)
  • Ross Cameron (2%, 24 Votes)
  • Bob Katter (2%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,057

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2016 The Unshackler of the Year

  • Donald Trump (45%, 49 Votes)
  • Nigel Farage (18%, 19 Votes)
  • Pauline Hanson (15%, 16 Votes)
  • Geert Wilders (9%, 10 Votes)
  • Vladamir Putin (7%, 8 Votes)
  • Rodrigo Duterte (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Marine Le Pen (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Bepe Grillo (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Beata Szydlo (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Heinz-Christian Strache (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 108

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The International Cuck of the Year Award

  • Justin Trudeau (30%, 31 Votes)
  • Malcolm Turnbull (29%, 30 Votes)
  • Barack Obama (16%, 16 Votes)
  • Bill Shorten (12%, 12 Votes)
  • Richard Di Natale (6%, 6 Votes)
  • Jeremy Corbyn (4%, 4 Votes)
  • Leonardo Di Caprio (2%, 2 Votes)
  • George Venter (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Jeb Bush (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Mitt Romney (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 103

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2016 Cis-White Male of the Year

  • Cory Bernardi (36%, 26 Votes)
  • Vladimir Putin (18%, 13 Votes)
  • Geert Wilders (14%, 10 Votes)
  • Nigel Farage (11%, 8 Votes)
  • Julian Assange (5%, 4 Votes)
  • David Leyonhjelm (5%, 4 Votes)
  • Mike Pence (4%, 3 Votes)
  • Boris Johnson (3%, 2 Votes)
  • George Christensen (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Richard Spencer (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 73

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2016 Triggered Feminist of the Year

  • Hillary Clinton (32%, 35 Votes)
  • Clementine Ford (25%, 28 Votes)
  • Cora "Trigglypuff" Segal (11%, 12 Votes)
  • Vanessa "Van" Badham (8%, 9 Votes)
  • Katy Perry (5%, 6 Votes)
  • Leigh Sales (5%, 6 Votes)
  • Susan Carland (5%, 6 Votes)
  • Huma Abedin (5%, 6 Votes)
  • Gretel Killeen (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Emma Alberici (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 111

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2016 International Media Personality of the Year

  • Milo Yiannopolous (31%, 30 Votes)
  • Andrew Bolt (23%, 22 Votes)
  • Paul Murray (16%, 15 Votes)
  • Alex Jones (14%, 13 Votes)
  • Ray Hadley (5%, 5 Votes)
  • Alan Jones (5%, 5 Votes)
  • Miranda Devine (4%, 4 Votes)
  • Sean Hannity (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Steve Price (0%, 0 Votes)
  • David Icke (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 96

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2016 Fake News of the Year

  • CNN (50%, 9 Votes)
  • ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) (33%, 6 Votes)
  • The Guardian (17%, 3 Votes)
  • Fairfax (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Washington Post (0%, 0 Votes)
  • New York Times (0%, 0 Votes)
  • BBC (0%, 0 Votes)
  • ABC (American Broadcasting Company) (0%, 0 Votes)
  • MSNBC (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Bloomberg (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 18

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2016 Best Introduced Policy of the Year

  • Ban on Muslims (Trump) (56%, 49 Votes)
  • Cooperating with Russia (Trump) (19%, 17 Votes)
  • Six Month Wait for the Dole (Liberal Party of Australia) (15%, 13 Votes)
  • The Wall (Trump) (6%, 5 Votes)
  • Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite (Liberal Party of Australia) (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Repealing 18C (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Repealing Obamacare (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Lower Company Tax - Australia (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Lower Company Tax in Trump's America (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Less funding for the ABC and SBS (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 88

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2016 Worst Introduced Policy of the Year

  • Safe Schools Program (60%, 55 Votes)
  • Building Belonging Program (25%, 23 Votes)
  • Greyhound Racing Ban (8%, 7 Votes)
  • Respectful Relationship Program (2%, 2 Votes)
  • EU Open Borders (2%, 2 Votes)
  • 50/50 gender representation in cabinet (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Ban of the Adler Shotgun (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Full term abortions in Queensland (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Sugar Tax (0%, 0 Votes)
  • South Australian government treaties with Aboriginal people (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 92

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