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Barack Obama is Time's Person of the Year
HLN ^ | December 19, 2012

Posted on 12/19/2012 7:22:04 AM PST by HonkyTonkMan

President Barack Obama has been named "Time Magazine" Person of the Year.

"Time" says the U.S. is in the middle of big changes and President Obama is the symbol of what they call "a new America."

"The Protester" was Person of the Year in 2011.

President Obama was also on the cover of this anticipated issue of "Time" back in 2008, the year he was first elected to the White House.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: award; obama; personoftheyear; time

1 posted on 12/19/2012 7:22:11 AM PST by HonkyTonkMan
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To: HonkyTonkMan

media created cult of personality knows no bounds.


2 posted on 12/19/2012 7:24:07 AM PST by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Perhaps Obama will be the nail in the coffin of the belief that “newer is better”.


3 posted on 12/19/2012 7:24:20 AM PST by Shadow44
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Major Barf Alert!


4 posted on 12/19/2012 7:24:49 AM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
via twitter:
Hang on: Karl Rove is reporting that there's still a chance Romney might win Person of the Year.
5 posted on 12/19/2012 7:25:55 AM PST by HonkyTonkMan
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Does anyone still read Time?


6 posted on 12/19/2012 7:26:08 AM PST by sarasota
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To: HonkyTonkMan

gag me with a spoon!


7 posted on 12/19/2012 7:26:38 AM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Shadow44

So he’s tied with Hitler?


8 posted on 12/19/2012 7:26:59 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Who cares!!Does anyone even read Time any more?The Communist have taken over our beautiful country..


9 posted on 12/19/2012 7:27:12 AM PST by PLD
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To: HonkyTonkMan

I wish I had remembered to bring the barf bag from the airplane I was on the other day.

At least it isn’t Sandra Fluke.


10 posted on 12/19/2012 7:27:12 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: HonkyTonkMan
Time Magazine's Man of the Year is about as relevant as MTV’s Artist of the Year.
11 posted on 12/19/2012 7:28:20 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Having an abortion is "progressive"?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“At least it isn’t Sandra Fluke.”

So it wasn’t OWS? Damn, that’s 5 bucks I will never get back.


12 posted on 12/19/2012 7:28:52 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (You can't bring something to its knees that refuses to stand on its own)
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To: HonkyTonkMan

1927 Charles Augustus Lindbergh
1928 Walter P. Chrysler
1929 Owen D. Young
1930 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
1931 Pierre Laval
1932 Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1933 Hugh Samuel Johnson
1934 Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1935 Haile Selassie
1936 Mrs. Wallis Warfield Simpson
1937 Generalissimo & Mme Chiang Kai-Shek
1938 Adolf Hitler
1939 Joseph Stalin
1940 Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill
1941 Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1942 Joseph Stalin
1943 George Catlett Marshall
1944 Dwight David Eisenhower
1945 Harry Truman
1946 James F. Byrnes
1947 George Catlett Marshall
1948 Harry Truman
1949 Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill
1950 American Fighting-Man
1951 Mohammed Mossadegh
1952 Elizabeth II
1953 Konrad Adenauer
1954 John Foster Dulles
1955 Harlow Herbert Curtice
1956 Hungarian Freedom Fighter
1957 Nikita Krushchev
1958 Charles De Gaulle
1959 Dwight David Eisenhower
1960 U.S. Scientists
1961 John Fitzgerald Kennedy
1962 Pope John XXIII
1963 Martin Luther King Jr.
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson
1965 General William Childs Westmoreland
1966 Twenty-Five and Under
1967 Lyndon B. Johnson
1968 Astronauts Anders, Borman and Lovell
1969 The Middle Americans
1970 Willy Brandt
1971 Richard Milhous Nixon
1972 Nixon and Kissinger
1973 John J. Sirica
1974 King Faisal
1975 American Women
1976 Jimmy Carter
1977 Anwar Sadat
1978 Teng Hsiao-P’ing
1979 Ayatullah Khomeini
1980 Ronald Reagan
1981 Lech Walesa
1982 The Computer
1983 Ronald Reagan & Yuri Andropov
1984 Peter Ueberroth
1985 Deng Xiaoping
1986 Corazon Aquino
1987 Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
1988 Endangered Earth
1989 Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
1990 The Two George Bushes
1991 Ted Turner
1992 Bill Clinton
1993 The Peacemakers
1994 Pope John Paul II
1995 Newt Gingrich
1996 Dr. David Ho
1997 Andy Grove
1998 Bill Clinton and Kenneth Starr
1999 Jeff Bezos
2000 George W. Bush
2001 Rudolph Giuliani
2002 The Whistleblowers
2003 The American Soldier
2004 George W. Bush
2005 Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, & Bono
2006 You
2007 Vladimir Putin
2008 Barack Obama
2009 Ben Bernanke
2010 Mark Zuckerberg
2011 The Protestor
2012 Barack Obama


13 posted on 12/19/2012 7:29:08 AM PST by sassy steel magnolia
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To: HonkyTonkMan
Hitler was too...

...you don't have to be virtuous only important.

Lucifer was very important as well when God cast Him down...according to Dante he embraced Obama’s motto:

“I would rather rule in Hell than serve in Heaven.”

14 posted on 12/19/2012 7:29:25 AM PST by Happy Rain (Which fires first? The gun or the 2nd Amendment haters?)
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To: HonkyTonkMan

I remember Time Magazine. Is it still being published? The last issue I saw was at my dentist’s office and it was a couple of years old at the time.


15 posted on 12/19/2012 7:30:03 AM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: massgopguy
“...So he’s tied with Hitler?...”

Yeah, and probably with the same goals../sarc

16 posted on 12/19/2012 7:30:49 AM PST by kimtom (USA ; Freedom was/is not Free)
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Just like the Nobel Peace Prize, awarded for no reason.

Has anyone proven he’s even a PERSON? How can he be Person of the Year without documentation?

/no sarc, series! I’m stunned!


17 posted on 12/19/2012 7:31:39 AM PST by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Is TIME still relevent?


18 posted on 12/19/2012 7:32:26 AM PST by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt.)
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To: HonkyTonkMan
"Time" says the U.S. is in the middle of big changes and President Obama is the symbol of what they call "a new America Amerika."

Fixed.

19 posted on 12/19/2012 7:37:30 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Whenever the Communists take over a country, they start calling it “The New” this or that - the New Russia, the New China, etc. now we’re The New America. Oh goody.


20 posted on 12/19/2012 7:38:14 AM PST by Argus
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To: sassy steel magnolia

2006 was particularly lame.


21 posted on 12/19/2012 7:41:07 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: HonkyTonkMan
This will thrill the American people, 58 percent of whom now say they "support" Obama. Of course, it may not sell many Time magazine copies.
22 posted on 12/19/2012 7:48:35 AM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Did he win the Time election by fraud too?


23 posted on 12/19/2012 7:48:41 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: HonkyTonkMan

It should have been Candy Crowley, for saving Obama’s bacon in the debate that she moderated.


24 posted on 12/19/2012 7:54:45 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: sassy steel magnolia

Amazing how many are mass murderers.

Hitler, Stalin (TWICE!), Krushchev, King Faisal, Ayatullah Khomeini, American Women, Jimmy Carter, Anwar Sadat, and Bill Clinton, not to mention Obama.

That’s with my limited history knowledge. Wow.


25 posted on 12/19/2012 7:55:43 AM PST by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: sarasota

We canceled our subscription about 45 years ago. It’samusing to see them waste money and trees on those utterly futile subscription offers.


26 posted on 12/19/2012 7:56:46 AM PST by WhiskeyX
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To: sassy steel magnolia

Not one of relevance from 2006 onward. What happened???


27 posted on 12/19/2012 8:02:37 AM PST by mfish13 (ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES!!!!)
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To: HonkyTonkMan

“Time” says the U.S. is in the middle of big changes and President Obama is the symbol of what they call “a new America.”

As a result, his picture should not be on the cover of Time, but on the post office wall.


28 posted on 12/19/2012 8:25:31 AM PST by Tadhg
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Like I care what Time magazine thinks.


29 posted on 12/19/2012 8:26:33 AM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: massgopguy

Fitting isn’t it?


30 posted on 12/19/2012 8:35:29 AM PST by MissEdie (America went to the polls on 11-6-12 and all we got was a socialist thug and a dottering old fool.)
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To: Conservative4Ever

Its relevant when i run out of toilet paper and don’t want to shuffle to the closet for a new roll.


31 posted on 12/19/2012 8:52:14 AM PST by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: HonkyTonkMan
Of course he is their "Person of The Year!" Barack Obama loves the children of our country. He recently demonstrated his love and concern by crying out of the wrong side of one eye. He is just like other leaders admired by TIME readers.

He protects the people with "special interests".

He is already a proven winner.

He won re-election just like another great world leader.

We should be honored to have his visage grace the cover of such a fine and respected magazine. /SARCASM

32 posted on 12/19/2012 8:57:29 AM PST by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: HonkyTonkMan
>> what they call "a new America."<<

AKA The New World Order?

33 posted on 12/19/2012 9:04:07 AM PST by CynicalBear
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Obama is the symbol of what they call “a new America.

CCCP


34 posted on 12/19/2012 9:30:39 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Lol...then I guess the mag serves some purpose.


35 posted on 12/19/2012 9:21:08 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt.)
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To: HonkyTonkMan; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
This is The Man of the Year. Symbolizing, representing everything wrong about our country in 2012.


36 posted on 12/19/2012 9:24:26 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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