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December 26th, 2013
06:07 PM ET

What was the biggest blunder of 2013?


Happy New Year! Well, not yet it. We are just days away from celebrating the new year and before we bust out the champagne - we are looking at the good, the bad and the ugly from this past year.

What would you consider to be the biggest blunder of 2013?

OBAMA (2)"I am the first to acknowledge that the website that was supposed to do this all in a seamless way has had way more glitches that I think are acceptable," President Barack Obama said.

CNN Contributor and Daily Beast Columnist Dean Obeidallah says the obvious chose was the rollout of the Obamacare website.

"The program was passed three and half years ago and the rollout comes out now. The website was a nightmare, it was like an AOL dial-up website at some point."

And we can not forget about two New York politicians hit with sex scandals attempt at a political comeback.

WEINER"I've made some big mistakes and I know I let a lot of people down. But I also learned some tough lessons. I am running for mayor..." – Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner

"I've hurt a lot of people. When you dig yourself a hole, you can either lie in it for the rest of your life or do something positive. That's why I am running." – Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer

CNN's senior media correspondent Brian Stelter picks their decision to run for political office as the biggest blunder of the year.

"I made some comments which were deeply offensive and directed at Governor Sarah Palin. I wanted to take this opportunity to say sorry to Ms. Palin," Former MSNBC TV host Martin Bashir said.

BASHIRMediaite's Joe Concha pick for biggest blunder of the year would have to go Martin Bashir for his incendiary comments about Sarah Palin. Concha says the problem was his comments, which were scripted - he highlighted the fact that the segment producer, executive producer and copy editor approved Bashir's comments.

"We the jury find George Zimmerman not guilty."

Founder of Inspire52.com Mel Robbins disagrees with Concha saying the handling of the George Zimmerman – Trayvon Martin case was this year's biggest blunder - pointing to the prosecutor overcharging the case.

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