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TIME´s Person of the Year:
Tim Cook is one of 4 runners up

Fortune, by Philip Elmer-DeWitt

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Posted By:LOL Thomas, 12/19/2012 2:58:40 PM

Having participated as a Time Magazine editor in my share of Person of the Year selections (I edited the David Ho cover and wrote at least one Steve Jobs "also ran" item), I knew how hard it was going to be for the magazine not to make Barack Obama -- winner of the Presidential election that dominated the news for most of the year -- Time´s 2012 POY. (Snip) But I didn´t expect Tim Cook -- a bland fellow largely unknown outside the circle of Apple (AAPL) watchers -- to make it into the magazine as one of four runners up.

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Obama’s ally, the Muslim Brothers’ Morsi, is one of the other three that Time is considering for Person of the Year. For whom would you vote?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/19/2012 3:11:25 PM     (No. 9074805)

Raj Koothrapalli, who was selected by People magazine as one of Thirty Under Thirty to Watch.
(The Time designation is about as valuable as the People 30/30 selection.)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 12/19/2012 3:18:28 PM     (No. 9074825)

I would rather have given the POY to the "Obama free cell phone lady". After all, she highlighted how important hand-outs are to get him re-elected.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bob913, 12/19/2012 3:30:48 PM     (No. 9074847)

How about the thousand+ soldiers killed or 300+ Mexican people including 16 school children killed or the American citizens killed or the 4 Americans killed in Libya as TIME´s People of the year. They paid a huge price.

Oh right, Time editors only pick despicable people like obama who order the weapons to be sold to drug cartels or ordered that the soldiers be restricted in fighting the enemy or ordering the military stand down and not rescue the nearly 30 people in Benghazi so he could attend a party in Las Vegas.

Despicable is what they want and it is what they got and what we have as president.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/19/2012 3:42:15 PM     (No. 9074866)

Until Benghazi interrupted their party, Time was planning on Hillary as Man of the Year....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: schnapps, 12/19/2012 6:39:54 PM     (No. 9075125)

Time´s Non-Person of the Year. (The people they wish would disappear from the news).

1. The 0bamaphone "lady"
2. The guy sitting in jail who made the bad movie.
3. Glen Doherty
4. Tyrone Woods
5. Christopher Stevens
6. Sean Smith

Runner up: Jake Tapper


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Reply 6 - Posted by: digger, 12/19/2012 7:41:49 PM     (No. 9075186)

This ain´t a big deal. I was Time´s Person of the Year for 2006...and so were "You".

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