According to the article the Protesters did not despair, even when the answers came back in a cloud of tear gas or a hail of bullets… hmmm bullets really… I never heard that story. Was OWS hit with a hail of bullets….maybe the writer meant one of the protest in another country…
Admiral William McRaven, head of U.S. Special Operations Command and overall commander of the secret U.S. mission into Pakistan in May that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, came in at second place on the Time list.
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, whose 81 day secret detention by authorities earlier this year sparked an international outcry, came in at No. 3, followed by U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan.
Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, who married Prince William in April, rounded out the Time short list.
How does Time pick their person of the year? Time defines the Person of the Year as someone who, for better or for worse, influences the events of the year.
Since they picked a Protester they must have been going for the worst influence this year… because when I think of the
Protesters, all I remember are the stories of them using the parks and sidewalks as public bathrooms…
Or using their own children as human Shields, while attacking police officers or breaking windows out at banks and stores….