Bill Clinton Named Father of the Year—Does He Deserve It?

Elise Solé

Former President Bill Clinton was just named top-notch dad by The National Father's Day Council, a not-for-profit organization that celebrates the observance of Father's Day and Mother's Day. In a recent press release, National Father's Day Committee Chairman Dan Orwig congratulated Clinton for his "profound generosity, leadership and tireless dedication to both his public office and many philanthropic organizations." Clinton will be honored at The 72nd Annual Father of the Year Awards taking place on June 11 in New York, to benefit Save The Children.

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Past honorees include Shaquille O'Neal in 2012 and Hulk Hogan and Former Senator John Edwards in 2007.

And while Chelsea Clinton was understandably psyched, the Twitterverse blew up with disapproving digs at the former President's extramarital activities from the 90s. Here are some choice Tweets:

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Eddie Scary: Hearing that he was named "Father of the Year," Bill Clinton fondly recalled all those times he asked: "Who's your daddy?"

Tom Jurman: Bill Clinton named Father of the Year. No doubt Monica Lewinsky's father applauds the recognition.

Phil Kerpen: Adulterers everywhere are heartened by Bill Clinton's "Father of the Year" honor.

It's all subjective anyway. A social networking organization Mingling Moms awarded Dina Lohan this mother of the year award in 2008. So, there's that!

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