I missed the live announcement of the final nominees because I was too busy beating a Jew with my Third Reich Swizzle Stick.
“What I mean by that is this year’s nominations are very silencing. They silence the voices of so many good works and authors by means of political machinations.” – Process & Form (Complains about nominations after admitting she didn’t vote.)
Nothing silences folks like enfranchisement. The reason that there are no music award for Punkest Band is that getting a single vote would disqualify you.
This person at least takes a completely sane and rational approach in her dislike of the Puppies and the Hugo Nom system: “The process wasn’t corrupted; the Sad Puppy/Rabid Puppy slate played by the rules. I wouldn’t vote for any of the Sad Puppy nominations, but at the same time, it worries me there’s so much outcry over whether the “right” people were nominated, in a pay-for-play open voting process.”