The Loser of the Year award has many potential candidates.
One that brings a smile to a cross-party array of faces is Declan Ganley. Some day we might know where his money came from, what he spent campaigning or what he stood for. Certainly, his ability to attack opponents and dig around in the dirt for tactics will be hard to match. His doubleheader of defeats in the European elections and Lisbon were spectacular. http://www.sbpost.ie/commentandanalysis/its-the-awards-ceremony-politics-has-been-waiting-for----46415.html
The Sunday Business Post notes the smear politics employed by Libertas and the fact that there may be questions still over Libertas funding. You bet!