Brian Lamb Awarded Medal of Freedom

From the White House:

    STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY

    President George W. Bush today announced recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civil award. Established by Executive Order 11085 in 1963, the Medal may be awarded by the President “to any person who has made an especially meritorious contribution to (1) the security or national interests of the United States , or (2) world peace, or (3) cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.” President Bush will honor these recipients at a White House ceremony on Monday, November 5, 2007. …

    Brian P. Lamb has elevated America’s public debate and helped open up our government to citizens across the Nation. His dedication to a transparent political system and the free flow of ideas has enriched and strengthened our democracy.

The Extreme-ness weighs in here.