This is a good thing though I wish the article had given a little bit more detail. I'll try and find a better source. Thoughts? Comments?The Time Person of the year for 2012 is "the protester."
It was just announced on The Today Show.
Kind of a snooze, but then, between The Arab spring, Occupy Wall Street, what's happening in Russia, and the various austerity pretests, it seems reasonable.
You can read the full TIME article here.
The magazine cited dissent across the Middle East that has spread to Europe and the United States and said these protesters are reshaping global politics.
Time said it is recognizing protesters because they are "redefining people power" around the world.
Last year, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg got the honour, which goes to the person the magazine believes most influenced events of the past year.