38 People Who Had a Much Worse 2012 Than You Did How was your year? Pretty good? Just okay? Kinda meh? Surely you had a better 2012 than all of these people. Time to measure up. 1. The MSU professor who freaked out and stripped naked in class via 2. The 24-year-old Massachusetts woman who was arrested for posing as a 17-year-old boy who tricked a 15-year-old girl into having sex via 3. Romney Face Tattoo Guy via 4. The fired ESPN producer who went full racial slur on Linsanity Update: They kissed and made up Follow Us 5. The 2012 Olympic torch bearer who now has a permanent misspelled reminder of what happens when you don’t proofread via 6. The magician whose head caught on fire (video!) via 7. This Kirk Cameron In Training who bit the hand that fed him via MORE BEST OF 2012: • Humanitarian of the Year: The Best of Kate and Her Uptons in 2012 • Bill Murray’s 2012: The Life Exotic 8. The vacuum cleaner man who saw this lady’s tits 9. The NYPD sketch artist who was oh-so-close to nailing this one via 10. This li’l stoner who got caught by mom via 11. This naked dude riding the Duke of Cambridge statue in London via 12. Susan Boyle’s record label’s social media team via 13. This Elmo puppeteer via 14. This moose that sucks at Frogger Follow Us 15. This dude cruising Craigslist at the conservative CPAC conference who’s probably still living in mortal fear of being outed via 16. This idiot who routinely drove around a school bus’ stop sign, got caught and had to hold up this sign at the intersection via 17. This Neo-Nazi group who got clowned on at a protest via 18. This woman, who bought a fake iPad at a gas station 19. This former SNL’r who had a post-election Obama meltdown via 20. This teen football player trying to impress scouts 21. This shamed former hero who lost all his titles via Normally we don’t paginate posts, but with so many pics/vids, it helps load times. So click here for Page 2 — trust us, there’s great, great stuff on the next page. Follow Us MORE BEST OF 2012: • Year of the Troll: 4Chan in 2012 • The Worst People of 2012 & Other Web Goodness Pages: 1 2 Slade Sohmer Slade Sohmer is editor-in-chief of HyperVocal and co-host of SiriusXM's daily "Politics Powered By Twitter" program. Tweet him at @SladeHV.