The 4 Most Annoying White People in Philadelphia

Plus: 3 black people who also get on my last nerve. (Spoiler alert: Ryan Howard made the list.)

Andy Reid
He should “do a better job of putting himself in a position to win,” to paraphrase the man himself. Which realistically means he should be competing in the Wing—not the Super—Bowl.

FOP president John McNesby
He wants all criminals jailed forever. So who’s gonna wear the blue uniforms, drive the white cars and beat the black people up when the good cops’ shifts end?

Former judge Leslie Fleisher
“He who represents himself at trial has a fool for a lawyer,” the saying goes. Here’s my twist: She who has all the attributes of Genghis Khan and none of Earl Warren’s should never be anywhere near a black robe and a crowded courtroom.

State Representative Michael McGeehan
This Northeast Philly Democrat has refused to publicly apologize for once referring to black legislators as the N-word. And he’s a Democrat?

Plus: 3 Black People Who Also Get on My Last Nerve

Ryan Howard
The 125-million-dollar man scored one run during the 2011 post-season. That’s one more than me.

Any middle-class or poor black Republican

WTF? I mean, really. WTF?

Michael Coard
This self-described “angriest black man in America” claims that the only mistake he ever made in his life was the one time when he thought he had been wrong about something.

This article originally appeared in the December 2011 issue of Philadelphia magazine.