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Time's Person of the Year 2015 Revealed: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Time's Person of the Year 2015 Revealed: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Time has announced it’s annual Person of the Year list for 2015 and coming it at number one is Angela Merkel, the current Chancellor of Germany.

The mag also released who made the shortlist: (2) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of ISIS, (3) Donald Trump, (4) The Black Lives Matter Activists, (5) Iran President Hassan Rouhani, (6) Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and (7) Caitlyn Jenner.

“Over the last couple of months, I got to the point where I’m very comfortable with myself and where I’m at, but what does all this mean? It’s more than makeup and clothes and all that other stuff. And what is that? I’m working on that. There’s still a lot to learn about being a woman,” Caitlyn told the mag. “What a responsibility I have towards this community. I just hope I get it right…. I am not a spokesperson for the trans community. I am a spokesperson for my story and that’s all I can tell. And hopefully by telling my story, I can make people think.”

For more from the mag, visit Time.com.

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  • xyz

    Bad joke. A traitoress is considered the person of the year. Perhaps they should have asked Germans about that first. Upside down retarded times we live in: traitors and killers get awarded, black is white and white is black, bad is good and good is evil, needless to go on….

  • neil

    Although I’m not sure there weren’t better choices she’s hardly a traitor. People need to moderate their language. It seems nowadays that everyone is a NAZI or the devil for having different concerns or viewpoints. Give an item or fact for why you think she is a wrong choice and leave it at that…. Right now YOU should be on the cover as a representation for all the verbal exaggeration and hysteria that plagues our public discourse on issues that need to be SERIOUSLY debated and/or discussed.

  • Sarah-Julia Karbowniczek

    so are you a German? If not, just shut the fuck up. Thank you!

  • kellyf

    I’m sorry, does this really say that they named the leader of ISIS and the woman with the single biggest refugee crisis on her hands, created on her watch??? Am I missing something? The leader of Iran?? Why are we glorifying these people????

  • potato

    did i read right? the leader of ISIS was mentioned let alone shortlisted? yes i’m sure giving them more publicity and glorification is what we need. they’re out of their freaking minds.

  • snowflake

    I like her, but the whole list is a bad joke :

  • Nameless

    She ??? I belive it is just a bad joke !!!

  • alex

    She created the biggest refugee crisis in decades that can lead to an end of Europe and is titled person of the year? r u f-ing kidding me???
    and don’t tell me it was necessary, if so why she doesn’t care about people in Africa that die from lack of water? why not bring them in?
    and why not one Islamic country want to take the refugees (it would be much closer 4 them, than Europe)?

  • jane

    times moron of the year

  • Wendy

    Why are terrible people on this list? Wtf?

  • Wendy

    I’m not understanding it either….wtf?

  • Wendy

    I’m wondering the same thing!

  • Sarah-Julia Karbowniczek

    please explain to me how she CREATED the refugee crisis?

  • Gertrude Kiddo

    Scary isn’t it. This world has gone to the dogs.