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Posted: 06 December 2017 at 11:26am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

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Can't think of a much more pointed FU to The Pussy-Grabber in the White House!

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Posted: 06 December 2017 at 11:30am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

I suppose he's having a meltdown. No doubt we can expect tweets about how 'someone' told him he was going to be Person of the Year. Or how TIME is 'fake news'. Or something else from that "garbage disposal unit" he calls a brain.
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The only way it could have been even more pointed is if TIME had included one of Trump's accusers on that cover.

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Posted: 06 December 2017 at 11:53am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Could not be more poignant and appropriate. And while I don't wish pain, discomfort, or suffering on anyone else, I know that 45 is going to react that way anyhow.

And yes, Matt; one of Trump's accusers would have been splendid.
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Keep in mind that he's already told us he "turned down" the honor -- in much the same way he was proclaiming the election was rigged when we all thought he was going to lose to Clinton.
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It was a remarkably direct strike at Trump and what he's given voice to in our society. It's not coincidental that this issue is rising now.
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Posted: 06 December 2017 at 3:25pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

And there was no chance he'd be TIME's Person of the Year twice in a row.
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Why was there no chance?  Nixon was Man of the Year twice in a row (sort of, with Kissenger) and Trump was headline news almost every day for the past year.  Just curious why there was no chance (I am not familiar with the selection process and there was historical precedence -- sort of).
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Kissinger's selection was not 'Nixon sort of being named twice'.
It's not technically impossible, just unprecedented.
Trump being elected was also unprecedented. Trump making idiotic comments on Twitter every day was this year's most nauseatingly repetitious story, and literally anything needed to be a better choice than that. 
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Posted: 07 December 2017 at 12:15am | IP Logged | 10 post reply

1971: Richard Nixon
1972: Richard Nixon & Henry Kissenger.

I'm not a professor of history but to me, that is sort of named twice.  1.5 sacks if he's in the NFL. 

Was just curious about the original claim that there was "no chance" that Trump would be Person of the Year.  Just wondering if there was some rule that I didn't know about, or if it was an opinion that Trump's chances were low.  
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