• Fox News' Greta Van Susteren Takes Second In Final Round Of Competition
    Between 20 Of The Nation's Foremost Political Pundits And Reporters

NEW YORK, September 27, 2012 – In a dramatic end to the closely watched – and arguably most important – race of the political season, The Hotline’s Editor-in-Chief Reid Wilson has been crowned “Greatest Political Mind of our Time” after winning COMEDY CENTRAL’s Indecision Game smartphone tournament challenge. The competition was between 20 of the nation’s greatest political pundits and reporters and played on mobile phones and tablets during a three-week period.

The climactic end to the tournament came after Wilson bested Fox News Anchor Greta Van Susteren in the final round of competition. Putting nerves and sweaty palms aside, the two fought an intensely tight race to the finish, which included rapid fire question and answers along with strategic campaign tactics like demanding recounts and filibusters. A formal award ceremony is expected in the coming days.

“It takes political genius to transcend the wit and intellectual prowess of Van Susteren,” said Mary Phillips-Sandy, Editorial Producer for COMEDY CENTRAL’s Indecision. “The speed and agility to answer challenging rapid fire questions while skillfully launching investigative committees and smear campaigns to win a general election warrants a title of this magnitude. We’re proud to name Wilson the ‘Greatest Political Mind of Our Time.'”

Wilson and Van Susteren were among 20 of the nation’s leading political pundits and reporters who took part in this year’s clandestine competition, which launched at the Republican Convention in Tampa. Between their journalistic duties, competitors hovered over their smartphones, discreetly answering political trivia in a March Madness-style bracket tournament.

Wilson and Van Susteren ultimately beat out opponents from the Washington Post, NBC News, Fox News, Salon, Politico and Roll Call, among other esteemed media outlets, to face off for the championship title.

Members of the political media are among the thousands of Americans using their political expertise to determine who’s smarter – Democrats or Republicans by downloading and playing the FREE COMEDY CENTRAL’s Indecision Game app, published by 2K Play, for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices at:


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