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TIME Set to Name Whistleblower,
Impeachment Witnesses ‘Person of the Year’

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 12/11/2019 4:36:30 AM

TIME magazine will name the anonymous federal employee whose whistleblower report set off President Donald Trump’s impending impeachment its 2019 Person of the Year, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. The whistleblower himself never emerged publicly to tell his story, and the publication will also honor the civil servants who came forward to testify before Congress about the events described in his report. That report centered on a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky. It charged that Trump used "the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Proud Texan 12/11/2019 4:56:07 AM (No. 258602)
Time magazine should just do the world some good and help the environment by not putting all that wasted ink on the birdcage litter.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: FleetUSA 12/11/2019 5:27:05 AM (No. 258605)
Does Time still exist?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sunhan65 12/11/2019 6:31:55 AM (No. 258643)
Will they name him? I'm talking about the anonymous hearsay-repeating bureau-rat who refused to testify on the grounds that he prefers to incriminate someone else. Yeah, he's a real profile in courage.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: pinger 12/11/2019 6:56:40 AM (No. 258655)
This person isn't a "whistle blower." He's a "leaker."
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFNader 12/11/2019 7:03:05 AM (No. 258661)
Only if you put Eric Ciamarella's picture on the cover, too.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 12/11/2019 7:09:24 AM (No. 258667)
What, couldn't find an "inspirational" trans?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: edgar 12/11/2019 7:11:55 AM (No. 258668)
FTA: "It charged that Trump used "the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election." This statement should be qualified with the words, "Without evidence."
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bur Oak 12/11/2019 7:37:26 AM (No. 258689)
No one cares what Time does. I don't even see Time in the doctor's office anymore.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: larry_bud_melman 12/11/2019 8:07:15 AM (No. 258708)
Seems about right - honoring a person that they won't name by a magazine that no one reads.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: cor-vet 12/11/2019 8:18:01 AM (No. 258720)
Is this the magazine that was sold for $1?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: reefdiver 12/11/2019 8:38:38 AM (No. 258741)
TIME has run out.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Daisymay 12/11/2019 8:57:22 AM (No. 258772)
Not to worry that the Whistleblower never emerged publicly. He may still get a chance to do just that if the Republican Senate has the balls to force him to testify! They should do exactly that. They should find out from him how much time he spent cooking up this whole Whistleblower thingy with Adam Schiff. I don't think we should allow this to just fade away when it was, in the beginning, the reason the whole Impeachment debacle started.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Uno_Thatguy 12/11/2019 9:31:13 AM (No. 258805)
More and more I have come to believe that the whistleblower is Schiff himself. He probably handed some dupe a C-note when he asked to use the dummy's name with a signature at the bottom of the document.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 12/11/2019 9:47:28 AM (No. 258840)
The last time I picked up a copy of Time Magazine was at the car wash, waiting for my car. I was surprised that (1) it was still being published, and (2) it had so few pages. It definitely wasn't the magazine I read religiously as a young adult
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Reply 15 - Posted by: PESSIMIST 12/11/2019 9:54:23 AM (No. 258855)
He may be Time's only subscriber.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Lucky5 12/11/2019 10:59:36 AM (No. 258952)
Dear Lord, please let Time fold up shop soon. They are useless and bad.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 12/11/2019 11:13:18 AM (No. 258970)
OOPS, elsewhere reported that it is that sad, strange little whacked out Swedish brat.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: kono 12/11/2019 11:52:04 AM (No. 259035)
Rumormonger of the year. Draining the swamp has seeped swamp water into every corner of the American culture, the most obvious and far-reaching aspect may be how the practice of "canceling" people for accusations seems to have replaced Due Process as our overarching philosophy of justice. All that's been proved so far is that somebody alleged the solicitation. And the allegations are being treated as grounds for removal from office. As if Time hadn't already discredited themselves before PDJT's election...
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Reply 19 - Posted by: kono 12/11/2019 11:58:27 AM (No. 259042)
#10 -- Naw, that was Newsweak magazine.
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