Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Barack Obama: TIME Magazine's "Person of the Year 2012"

 TIME magazine has chosen President Barack Obama as its 2012 "person of the year." Managing Editor Richard Stengel said, "There has been much talk of the coalition of the ascendant — young people, minorities, Hispanics, college-educated women — and in winning re-election, Obama showed that these fast-growing groups are not only the future but also the present." In the final field of three were Apple CEO Tim Cook and Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani blogger killed by a Taliban militant. President Obama won a second term after defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the November election. 

You can read Mr. Stengel's explanation of why President Obama won the award here...and additional coverage from Michael Scherer here...


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