They won five awards, including Best Angry Song, Most Petulant Album, and Truth-to-Power of the Year. Even the little troll who sings lead thinks it was political.

Also injecting a little political flavor: Ludacris, who gave a shout out to the man who cost him the Pepsi campaign, and America’s real president, who turned out to keep up his hipness quotient just in case he changes his mind about ’08.

The confetti wasn’t for the Gorebot, by the way. It was left over from the Chili Peppers’ performance.