“The Protestor” is Time Magazine’s 2011 “Person of the Year” (VIDEO)

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By Michael Lewittes



On Wednesday, “Today Show” anchor Matt Lauer sat down with Time managing editor Rick Stengel to discuss the finalists for the magazine’s annual “Person of the Year” cover.

Stengel said on the short list were Kate Middleton, the protestors in Arab countries, and SEAL Team 6.

Today, Stengel announced Time’s “Person of the Year” for 2011 is… The Protestors, “who toppled governments.”

He added the protestors in the Middle East influenced the protests all over, including Occupy Wall Street.


Last year’s “Person of the Year” was Mark Zuckerberg.

What do you think of the magazine’s choice?


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