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Story about ubiquitous Crocs footwear most-read on Washington Post in past year

Get ready for the shock of your life: There are a lot of Crocs haters out there -- which explains why a 2009 article about the Niwot, Colorado company's financial troubles has been the most viewed item on the Washington Post website this year. But that doesn't stop people from donning the colorful clogs, no matter how bad they look in them. For proof, see the famous and sort of famous, as well as the presidential and the musically talented, modeling their rubber booties.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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