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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    Quote Originally Posted by lifeisshort View Post
    TIME the new national enquirerer
    No, that would be WND (or its is WMD? ... I get them confused.... let's see, one destroys people and buildings; the other destroys minds)

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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    The title "Man of the Year" is probably the wrong title, as it sounds like an "Award".... its not an award.

    Time's "Man of the Year" is the single person that best personifies the events of the year. When Hitler's army was marching through Europe, Hitler pretty much personified the events of that year (or, more accurately, years).

    Mitch McConnell would be a good candidate for "Man of the Year" as he 1) had to fight a serious fight (for awhile anyway) for his seat AND, leads the change of control of the Senate. He seems to well sum up the politics of 2014.
    I'm actually debating now whether I would vote for Putin over moronconnell.
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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrFirst View Post
    Vladimir the Terrible is leading again. How's that possible???

    He even overtakes Ebola doctors and Malala.

    Hurry up to vote for anyone else.

    Who Is Winning TIME's Person of the Year Poll?

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    Because Time is a rag...
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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    Since when did an internet poll decide POTY?
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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrFirst View Post
    Vladimir the Terrible is leading again. How's that possible???

    He even overtakes Ebola doctors and Malala.

    Hurry up to vote for anyone else.

    Who Is Winning TIME's Person of the Year Poll?
    Pretty much every year Time decides on the Man of the Year, a good chunk of the population misunderstands that the Man of the Year isn't decided on who did the best for the world, but who affected history the most strongly...for better or worse.
    Last edited by Cardinal; 11-20-14 at 11:52 AM.

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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    Remember when the Time person of the year was us ?

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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrFirst View Post
    Vladimir the Terrible is leading again. How's that possible???

    He even overtakes Ebola doctors and Malala.

    Hurry up to vote for anyone else.

    Who Is Winning TIME's Person of the Year Poll?

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    This award is not about the best, but rather the biggest. Who had the most influence on the human race this year. IMO, Putin is pretty much the biggest dog in the pack, being rabid doesn't change that.
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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    I'm surprised to see Modi there and doing quite well in the poll.

    Malala being beat isn't surprising to me, honestly. In reality, she hasn't done much.

    Putin's been putting on a show, the biggest one around, so.....of course he wins. It's not really some seal off approval for his actions.
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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    why do we have to have this same discussion every year?

    ok, one more time :

    PERSON OF THE YEAR IS NOT AN AWARD OR AN HONOR. IT IS THE PERSON WHO IN THE LAST TWELVE MONTHS HAS MOST AFFECTED THE COURSE OF HISTORY, FOR GOOD OR ILL.

    ok. now i can just link this post every year instead of having to explain it next year when some other controversial ****head is POTY.

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    Re: Time. Person of the Year. How that can happen again?

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    why do we have to have this same discussion every year?
    And we haven't even had our annual round of "War on Christmas" threads yet.

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