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Time Person Of The Year 2012: Barack Obama (PHOTO, POLL, VIDEO)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on December 20, 2012

obama_souza                                                                         Person of the Year: Barak Obama, Architect of the New America

Comment: We are aware about Obama’s contribution, however; TIME Person of the year should not be like US presidential election. TIME shadowed the other part of the world and underestimated other persons with their contribution in the world level. Why not to highlight other activists?

President Barack Obama has been named Time’s Person of the Year.

Managing editor Richard Stengel unveiled the magazine’s choice on Wednesday’s “Today.” He said it was remarkable that the president won two terms with over 50 percent of the popular vote as a Democrat. He also noted that Obama took office in an economic crisis, and credited him with creating a new political “alignment like Ronald Reagan did forty years ago.”

This is the second time that Time has chosen Obama. The magazine said it named him Person of the Year in 2008 for winning against the odds and becoming the first black president of the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

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