That is, if anybody still really cares what Time Magazine thinks. This is about as surprising as finding out Michael Moore’s doctor gives his cholesterol level a viscosity rating:
The summary explaining their choice cracked me up:
We are in the midst of historic cultural and demographic changes, and Barack Obama is both the symbol and in some ways the architect of this new America. In 2012, he found and forged a new majority, turned weakness into opportunity and sought, amid great adversity, to create a more perfect union.
If by “perfect union” they mean exploding welfare and disability rolls, health care mandates that are killing jobs as well as stomping on religious freedom, record deficits and ObamaPhones™, they’re totally correct.
Sorry Sandra Fluke… maybe next year.
List of the past recipients here.