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  • Video: Will Time Magazine’s Person of the Year be Ferguson protesters?

    12/08/2014 2:05:14 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 14 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12/08/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Now that the midterm elections are finally over, we turn now to the important work in December: list making. What were the biggest stories of 2014? Who were the biggest winners and losers in politics? Which 19 cats best depict the state of budgetary debate in the US? And of course, we await with bated breath the selection of Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. Last year the honor went to Pope Francis, but this year the pontiff will find himself eclipsed by, er … Ferguson protesters?
  • Time’s POTY: “The Protester” (Nostlagia and Nonsense)

    12/14/2011 7:04:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/14/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Really? The most influential and newsworthy person of the year currently occupies space in urban downtown areas, unless you’re on the West Coast, where you can find them hanging out at the docks, blocking traffic and making your cost of goods needlessly increase. At least that’s how Time Magazine sees it, and they get there by conflating the Arab Spring protests with the labor-driven Occupy “movement,” which is collapsing from its own meaninglessness: Once upon a time, when major news events were chronicled strictly by professionals and printed on paper or transmitted through the air by the few for the...