OKC Friday releases controversial ranking of “50 Most Powerful Young Professionals”

Last week, the OKC Friday released its annual ranking of the "50 Most Powerful Young Professionals in Oklahoma City" as voted on by apparently the friends, family and coworkers of the people who made the list.

The "50 Most Powerful Young Professionals in Oklahoma City" is kind of like a 40 Under 40 for people who may not be under 40. It's one of The Friday's most popular features, as there's nothing Fridayland readers love more than seeing their kids and grandkids in the newspaper.

This is the second year the paper released the rankings, and it isn't without some controversies. The first being – what do we consider "young" now?

Some of the people they named are older than me, and I just turned 43! Can you really be a young professional in your 40s? And if so, how did I not make the list?! Seriously, who's more powerful? Me, Patrick Riley, The Wizard of Oz behind The Lost Ogle, or a goober like Collins Peck:

Okay. Based on names alone, Collins Peck is probably more powerful than me. Bad example. Let's go with a different one:

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