Bil Browning

Yawn: Obama is Time's Person of the Year

Filed By Bil Browning | December 18, 2008 10:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Media
Tags: Barack Obama, Person of the Year, Sarah Palin, Time magazine


obama_cover.jpgI mean, who else were they going to name Person of the Year? Sarah Palin?

She was runner-up. Seriously.

Don't get me wrong. I'm all in favor of the nod to Obama; it's great. Super. Fantastic. He deserves it.

But it's damned boring. *yawns*

Since I'm never short on opinion, I'll let you in on my pick for Person of the Year. Tina Fey. Her impression of Sarah Palin was spot-on flawless, she made her opposition to the ticket well-known, and she definitely defined Palin before the Republicans could. I hesitate to say she decided the election, but she probably did more than any of us to turn voters off to the McCain/Palin ticket.

Who would you pick other than Obama?

Recent Entries Filed under Media:

Leave a comment

We want to know your opinion on this issue! While arguing about an opinion or idea is encouraged, personal attacks will not be tolerated. Please be respectful of others.

The editorial team will delete a comment that is off-topic, abusive, exceptionally incoherent, includes a slur or is soliciting and/or advertising. Repeated violations of the policy will result in revocation of your user account. Please keep in mind that this is our online home; ill-mannered house guests will be shown the door.

During the primaries Jeremiah Wright.

During the election William Ayers.

I think the two of them had more air time than McCain.

There's no need to get condescending, Bil, just because You were Time's person of the year in 2006. :)

It's funny, because they gave it to every president or president-elect except bush senior. so winning the presidency apparently entitles people to the cover of time.

I'd have to agree with you Bil on Tina Fey. I've always been a fan but she seemed to "define Palin before Palin could define herself" as Time Magazine said. She's a huge comedic and writing talent of the like we haven't seen in a long time. She'd get my vote, you betcha!

oh and goodie.. 30 Rock is on tonight!