Bill Clinton Won a ‘Father of the Year’ Award, and It Was a Real Award

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Chelsea Clinton and President Bill Clinton attend the 72nd Annual Father Of The Year Awards at Grand Hyatt New York on June 11, 2013 in New York City.
Did not have any humiliating public affairs this year. Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images

This was not an elaborate early Father's Day gift from Chelsea Clinton. This was an actual award that was given to Bill Clinton yesterday by the National Father's Day Committee at a Save the Children benefit. Aside from being the father who is best at getting people to show up at a Save the Children benefit, it's not clear what Clinton did this year that elevated him above the nation's approximately 70 million other fathers.

Anyway, when your kid gives you a mug or a hat or a heartfelt handmade card this Sunday that refers to you as the "father of the year," just know that it's a lie. Bill Clinton already won. Your kid is a liar.