“President of the Divided States of America.”Donald Trump is Time Magazine’s Person of the year
Donald Trump has become a phenomenon and mystery many people still find to understand. The business man cum politician had many odds against him during the campaign into the office of the president of the United states He overcame and won the election even when everyone had thought his closest political rival, Hilary Clinton, would win.
His emergence as a political force and as the president-elect of The United States Of America has won him Time Magazine’s person of the year.
Trump is obviously not a personality positively talked about in the media, but he sure has done much for himself winning millions of Americans’ hearts that they voted him in.
Time magazine made it known today Wednesday
“To be on the cover of Time as Person of the Year is a tremendous honor,” Trump told Matt Lauer in an interview after the reveal.
The President-elect did however take issue with the magazine’s choice to refer to him as “President of the Divided States of America.”
“When you say ‘divided states of America,’ I didn’t divide them,” Trump said. “They’re divided now, there’s a lot of division. And we’re going to put it back together.”
Every year, TIME editors select the person — or idea — who has most influenced the news and the world in the past year, for good or ill.
“So which is it this year: Better or worse? The challenge for Donald Trump is how profoundly the country disagrees about the answer,” TIME managing editor Nancy Gibbs wrote in a magazine essay.
Trump beat out 10 other finalists, including his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. TIME declared Clinton their runner-up, and she was also the top pick among TODAY viewers.