July 30th, 2013
11:47 AM ET

Grumpy Cat Wins Berman's 'Award of the Day'

Today's "Award of the Day" delves into the world of politics with the newest candidate for Congress from Illinois, Mike Bost. Bost is in the Illinois state assembly and has become somewhat of a Youtube sensation for his outbursts. Watch here for an example and in video above.

When he announced his candidacy this week, Democrats tried to paint him as angry and part of the problem. Truth be told, there is a lot of shouting, CNN's John Berman reports.  

But, then Berman wondered, maybe he is on to something. It turns out, "grumpy" sells!

"How do I know?" asks Berman. "Grumpy Cat has new coffee 'Grumppuccino.'"

Grumpy Cat, whose name is Tardar Sauce, is arguably the most famous cat in the world right now. She became an internet meme, starred in Friskie's video, landed a move deal, and now – in the ultimate display of success – she is the face of a new coffee drink.

Grumppuccino comes in 3 flavors, coffee, vanilla and chocolate. 

According to Berman, Grumpy is clearly a huge hit for cats, and maybe Congress as well. Therefore, today's award, the "I might be mad, but at least I am not sexting" award goes to Grumpy Cat.

"In all seriousness, I feel like I need to call my agent. This cat has a coffee drink, video and a movie deal. I am doing something wrong," says Berman.

Grumpy Cat and John Berman

Grumpy Cat and John Berman

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