Is that the Devil in disguise?
‘Time’ named Donald Trump person of the year on Wednesday, unsurprisingly. And seemingly half the internet was convinced the magazine’s designers decided to portray the president-elect as Satan on the cover.
With a suspect placement of the iconic M over his bouffant mane that lent the former reality TV star two sharp red horns, Trump looked a lot like Beelzebub to some.
The theory made the rounds on Twitter Wednesday.
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By now, you’ve probably heard the news.
President-elect Donald Trump has been given the coveted title of Time magazine’s 2016 Person of the Year, and he is thrilled, of course.
Despite the fact that Time labeled him as president of the “Divided States of America,” Trump told NBC’s Today show receiving the title was a “great honor” that “meant a lot” to him.
However, being the openly opinionated and indecisive man he is, Trump has not always shown Time love. In fact, he has had some truly terrible things to say about the magazine in the past. Very sad! The worst. Read more…
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When Time magazine announced President-elect Donald Trump as its choice for its 2016 “Person of the Year,” many expressed outrage, despite the fact that his selection was perhaps one of the few predictable things about the surreal, fever dream that is 2016.
Twitter critics of Trump quickly linked Trump’s selection to terrible past selections like Adolf Hitler (1938) and Josef Stalin (1939, 1942).
But another context would be the White House’s previous occupants: since 1932, every president has won the award, some more than once. And six of the last seven presidents have been given the honor by Time the year they were elected to office, before their inauguration. Read more…
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Donald Trump is Time magazine’s person of the year.
Time described him on its front cover as president of the “Divided States of America”.
The president-elect was on a shortlist of 11 people that included, among others, runner-up Hillary Clinton, Beyoncé and Vladimir Putin.
Trump told NBC’s Today show shortly after the announcement it was a “great honor” that “meant a lot” to him. Read more…
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Nigel Farage, the former leader of the Ukip party and prominent Leave campaigner in the Brexit referendum in June, has been shortlisted for Time magazine’s person of the year award.
Farage is one of the 11 contenders named by the U.S. publication alongside U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Beyoncé and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“As head of the U.K. Independence Party, Farage was a face of the successful campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, positioning the referendum as the start of a global populist wave against the political establishment,” the magazine said. Read more…
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