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The Person of the Year; And It Ain’t You

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Interesting reading about past persons of the year

The Jittery Goat

Daily Prompt: Person of the Year

You’re asked to nominate someone for TIME’s Person of the Year. Who would it be, and why?

Time Magazine’s Person of the Year was born out of a time when people, in general, were gullible to think that such a designation meant something.

The designation today assumes people care. It really only indicates how out of touch with reality Time is with the world and the public.

A quick survey of past Person’s of the Year show a bias against women: only four woman and one of them was Wallis Simpson. I know, Wallis who?

Some were truly evil and despotic people; Hitler, Khrushchev, and Stalin. Stalin was so good they named him twice. Two were Presidents who disgraced the office, Nixon and Clinton. One was nominated and named for doing nothing other than winning an election; Obama. One was a general who was likely responsible for…

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Journalist. In my fifties. I've worked for 26 years in a newspaper in Spain. I worked for two years as a stringer and correspondent in the US, and went as a special envoy to other places like the Balkans. Sea lover. Avid reader. Classic Music enthusiast.

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