Apparently, it is, according to LinuxJournal readers
Don't misunderstand me, I LOVE Pyton. It is a great scripting language. In fact, if *nix shell programming languages never existed, and Python would be the default - and the ONLY - shell programming language - on ALL OSes, including Windows - the world would have been a greener place.
But best PROGRAMMING language? Really? Above C and all its derivatives?