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This hasn't been a good year for Ann Curry. Shortly after getting what might have been a dream job on "Today," the newswoman was unceremoniously dumped by NBC. Now, Mad Magazine has added amusing insult to ridiculous injury by naming Curry at position number 12 on its list of "America's Dumbest" for 2012.

Technically, of course, it's the situation surrounding Curry's dismissal from "Today" that's the actual winner of the "dumbest" award. The illustration for the Ann Curry entry has this caption:

"The NBC Brass in association with The Today Show, pitiful ratings and general dislike presents Anchor Canned: The Legendary Humiliation of Ann Curry -- Based on her awkwardly-empathetic interview style, uncomfortable silence provided by Matt Lauer and Al Roker."

If you don't know the full story surrounding NBC's hiring and quick firing of Curry from "Today," Mad is happy to provide its take on the situation:

"In June, Today Show »

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