PHOTOS - Top ten Irish turkeys for this Thanksgiving for 2011 - slideshow

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect upon the idiots, failures, and numb skulls from the year past.

Here is a top ten of  those who have distinguished themselves in all the wrong ways this year.

1. ‘Whitey’ Bulger -
for getting caught

Read more: Irish American gangster Whitey Bulger is arrested in Calfornia - VIDEOS

2. Tristan MacManus - for putting up with Nancy Grace so long on “Dancing with the Stars” - she was such an idiot he should have dumped her after week one’s episode.

Read more: Exclusive interview: DWTS ‘Tristan Mac Manus taking fame in his stride

3. Ryan Murphy Glee producer -
for showing that American writers aren’t, and probably never will be, over the Leprechaun stereotypes for Irish-born and for playing right along with it by casting Damian McGinty as a leprechaun on his show..

Read more: 'Glee' show with leprechaun Damian McGinty a disgrace

4. Jonathan Rhys Meyers - for the latest drink ‘recovery’ and pretend game that he’s not a complete lush.

Read more: Jonathan Rhys Meyers has been fined $1,350 for threatening to kill three police officers

5. Alec Baldwin -
for protesting with ‘Occupy Wall Street” while taking huge fees from ‘What’s in Your Wallet” bank ads for Capital One.

Read more: Loose cannon Alec Baldwin insults President Reagan

PHOTOS - Top ten Irish turkeys for this Thanksgiving for 2011 - slideshow

6. Dana Rosemary Scallon - 
For running in the Irish presidential election surely knowing that news about her brother’s alleged rape of his niece would come out in the headlines. He was her campaign manager.

Read more: Dana Rosemary Scallon’s brother accused of molesting sister’s child
7. Conan O’Brien -
for creating a new show on TBS (where?) which fewer and fewer are watching, forcing ad buybacks from Turner media.

Read more: Conan O'Brien delivers Dartmouth College commencement address - TEXT & VIDEO

8. Bill O’Reilly - for screwing up on his Lincoln book on several key facts in the life of the most famous president - such as there being no oval office back then!

Read more: Bill O’Reilly’s Abraham Lincoln book banned at assassination site

9. Mel Gibson (mother from Ireland) - for screwing-up, period.

Read more: Mel Gibson to pay ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva $750,000 - custody arrangement

10. European Union leaders Merkel and Sarkozy 
- For royally screwing up the world and Irish  economy.

Read more: Enda Kenny lays down the law to Chancellor Merkel

PHOTOS - Top ten Irish turkeys for this Thanksgiving for 2011 - slideshow