Monday, December 04, 2017

Trump, Mueller in Running for Person of the Year

The shortlist of candidates for TIME's 2017 Person of the Year was unveiled Monday morning on NBC's Today. Since 1927, TIME has identified the Person of the Year, recognizing the person or group of people who most influenced the news during the past year, for better or for worse. Along with the leader of North Korea, Donald Trump is against the following other nominees: President Xi Jinping of China, Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, DACA Dreamers, the #MeToo movement and special prosecutor Robert Mueller.


P-Grabber of the Year, more like. And that's quite an accomplishment this year.

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2017-12-04 11:32 PM

Tough crowd. So far Robert Mueller seems to have tipped Atlas on his axis. Trump, on the other hand, has tipped it upside down.

#2 | Posted by Twinpac at 2017-12-04 11:44 PM

I'd like it to be Mueller, to watch Trump blow a gasket before pissing his pants.

#3 | Posted by Zed at 2017-12-05 06:32 AM

Hitler was Time's "person of the year" once. Trump has done far more damage to our nation's credibility, and economy than any benefit's from Mueller's investigation, at least so far.

#4 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-12-05 07:32 AM


Worse than when Angela Merkel beat him out in 2015????

Trump's still getting even with her for that.

The President of the United States is a big cry baby.

#5 | Posted by Twinpac at 2017-12-05 07:56 AM

Trump is competing with Roy Moore for "pervert of the year." I can't decide who is more deserving.

#6 | Posted by danni at 2017-12-05 08:49 AM

Person of the Year doesn't mean a good person or a positive effect... So why not Donald? It would doubtless be less than flattering. Then he could go nuts about actually being Person of the Year and denying it.

#7 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2017-12-05 08:50 AM

Person of the Year doesn't mean a good person or a positive effect...

#7 | Posted by GalaxiePete

Hitler was Person of the Year, and Hitler may well be again.

#8 | Posted by Zed at 2017-12-05 09:41 AM

Neither. It'll be Kim Jong Un or #metoo

#9 | Posted by MUSTANG at 2017-12-05 11:52 AM

#9 - You actually might be right, Mustang.

#10 | Posted by cbob at 2017-12-05 12:02 PM

The question is, does the editorial board want to keep their jobs and work for the Kochs or do they want to go out in a blaze of glory?
Naming either Mueller or Kaepernick would, delightfully, cause fascist heads to explode.

#11 | Posted by morris at 2017-12-05 01:50 PM

My original headline was "Dotard" and "Rocketman".

#12 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-12-05 04:54 PM


Over 62million p****es grabbed.

#13 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-12-05 04:55 PM

Time is just trolling Trump.

#14 | Posted by Pirate at 2017-12-05 05:11 PM

Trump deserves the designation, much like Osama deserved his.

#15 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2017-12-05 05:22 PM

I meant: much like Obama deserved his.

Or did I?

#16 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2017-12-05 05:24 PM

Really ? Time's Person of the year/ It's Time!
Maybe they can give it to Hitler again.

#17 | Posted by Federalist at 2017-12-06 12:17 AM

"Maybe they can give it to Hitler again."

Relax. The Koch Brothers just bought Time. Wait a few issues.

#18 | Posted by Danforth at 2017-12-06 12:23 AM

The #MeToo movement got it.

#19 | Posted by Pirate at 2017-12-06 08:28 AM

Trump lost. What a loser. So Sad!

#20 | Posted by donnerboy at 2017-12-06 03:06 PM

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