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    Quote Originally Posted by bluedream View Post
    mitch mcconnel would be another really good guess imo.
    I don't know about that but he certainly has my vote for Turtle of the year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluedream View Post
    it's that time of year again. who do you think it will be?

    My guesses:

    • Trump (obv choice)
    • Mueller (also possible, not sure tho)
    • Women (times does this sometimes and gives it to a group, totally conceivable they do something stupid like "the year of the women" or something completely retarded)


    I can't really think of other people that have hugely impacted the news. If you want to correctly predict, it needs to be someone that's been in the news a lot and someone the times will want to circlejerk over (either negatively or positively)
    The first two I'd say no. Time rarely honors the same person two years in a row. Mueller is sooooo 2016. So...no there too.

    Since they pissed off the left with Trump last year my guess is that Kap will win the award this year to piss off the right. Now your #3 bet is probably your best bet. I have "#me too" as my number 2 bet.

    My bets are;

    #1. Emmanuel Macron
    #2. The #Me Too movement
    #3. Kap
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluedream View Post
    it's not about who you like jade it's about who's had a ton of influence and has been in the media. he rammed kavanaugh through in spite of unprecedented opposition, held down the fort and delivered a solid victory. he's def a contender
    He's still a fucking turtle and has the charm and charisma of one. No way is it McConnell.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Damocles View Post
    Time's person of the year will likely be something like#metoo women...
    That's my #2 pick.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmymccready View Post
    Xi of China, hands down
    Naaa...he has more charm and charisma than the Turtle but not enough. Time doesn't award people who are so boring that it's hard to tell if they are alive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluedream View Post
    def a good guess
    Better than the Turtle but not by much. No way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mott the Hoople View Post
    The first two I'd say no. Time rarely honors the same person two years in a row. Mueller is sooooo 2016. So...no there too.

    Since they pissed off the left with Trump last year my guess is that Kap will win the award this year to piss off the right. Now your #3 bet is probably your best bet. I have "#me too" as my number 2 bet.

    My bets are;

    #1. Emmanuel Macron
    #2. The #Me Too movement
    #3. Kap
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flanders View Post
    To Troll: Do not assume I am on Trump’s side because I have no use for the press:


    If Americans want to protect the First Amendment start by eliminating these four words ——“or of the press” —— so that it reads:


    First Amendment
    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.


    Notice that the press would still enjoy freedom of speech like the rest of us, but they would have to defend freedom of speech as a matter of self-interest instead of only defending their constitutional privilege while they feed the rest us to Socialist/Communist wolves.

    https://www.justplainpolitics.com/sh...45#post2754345
    You sounded good till you ran off the rails there at the end with the Red Scare rant about commies. You just want the press to defend rightwing ideals?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Troll View Post
    You sounded good till you ran off the rails there at the end with the Red Scare rant about commies. You just want the press to defend rightwing ideals?
    To Troll: Read my response again. Freedom of speech defends everyone’s ideals; whereas, the press only defended the Left’s ideals since the 1920s.

    Quote Originally Posted by Flanders View Post
    Notice that the press would still enjoy freedom of speech like the rest of us, but they would have to defend freedom of speech as a matter of self-interest instead of only defending their constitutional privilege while they feed the rest us to Socialist/Communist wolves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Damocles View Post
    Time's person of the year will likely be something like#metoo women...
    Time (pun intended) to remind everyone of the 1980 winner.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Flanders View Post
    To Troll: Read my response again. Freedom of speech defends everyone’s ideals; whereas, the press only defended the Left’s ideals since the 1920s.

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    Can Time be far behind the Financial Times?


    Call it Saddiq Khan's London. Call it Jeremy Corbin's London. The right call is to note the unmitigated gall of the Financial Times, the bible of the securities marketplace, having bestowed its "Person of the Year" honoraria upon fellow globalist George Soros.

    While The Hague fiddles as George Soros ages (currently 88), with nary an interested tribunal convened for his participation in the Holocaust, his is a case deserving of dispensing charges related to "crimes against Humanity," the "smoking gun," his own "undisputed truth" offered during a CBS 60 Minutes interview (Sunday, December 20, 1998), concerning his youth as a willing "aide de camp" to a non-Jewish "godfather" – a serf in Hungary's Ministry of Agriculture, having groomed a willing Soros to accompany him on his appointed rounds delivering deportation notices and cultivating lists of the properties confiscated from Soros's fellow Jews – Soros with requisite clipboard, the Jews on their requisite death march to Auschwitz. In the interview, Soros offered no less than soulless quips, defending his conduct of complicity under the Reich.

    When questioned by correspondent Steve Kroft as to his activities, Soros maintained, "My character was made because I thought ahead anticipating events," adding, "The confiscations weren't difficult at all."


    December 25, 2018
    George Soros, Person of the Year?
    By L. Charm Tenenbaum

    https://www.americanthinker.com/blog..._the_year.html

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    FYI the results are in, time gave it to specific journalists that put their life in danger. super weak sauce imo
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