The 10 Best 10 Best Lists

We've just weathered another busy season of year-end rankings, from movies and minutiae to the biggest news stories of the year. Having trouble sorting through the clutter? Here are our picks:

1 Chicago Tribune: Top 10 Trent Lott Apologies. Pulling in at No. 3: "I don't accept those policies of the past at all... I'm the son of a sharecropper myself"

2 Fineman P.R.: Top 10 P.R. Blunders. Martha Stewart's mess got nosed out by Abercrombie & Fitch, for its marketing of thong underwear to preteen girls, which prompted boycotts by profamily groups

3 NASCAR: Top 10 Best Paint Schemes....

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