Anthony Weiner is Carlos Danger, and someone did a mock movie poster for that film. With a special appearance by Eliot Spitzer.
Some people at the Times whine about Nate Silver. I suspect that a big part of it is that he was willing to call the media out on non-stories and hype, which they don’t care for.
Researchers used edit wars on wikipedia to figure out what the most controversial topics were. And I’m inspired to write a book about a George W Bush (#1 on the English language list) type President being a Secret Muslim (Muhammed is #3 on the list.)