Journalism is dead in this country.
Instead of reporting news, the liberal mainstream media gaslights America by spewing anti-Trump vitriol incessantly.
And one popular magazine proves to be no different.
TIME magazine has chosen a “Person of the Year” for a long, long time.
President Trump recently posted on Twitter that TIME had contacted him to say he was being considered for the honor.
Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named “Man (Person) of the Year,” like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 24, 2017
Many were audaciously quick to call Trump a liar.
As it turns out, Trump was not lying. TIME announced their top ten finalists just a few days ago and wouldn’t you know, his name was definitely right there on that list. Go figure.
Trump was runner up to the #MeToo movement, which was chosen for Person of the Year instead.
But the article didn’t focus on #MeToo. It was just another outlet to bash Donald Trump.
“It became a hashtag, a movement, a reckoning. But it began, as great social change nearly always does, with individual acts of courage.
The actor who went public with the story of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s “coercive bargaining” in a Beverly Hills hotel suite two decades earlier.
The strawberry picker who heard that story and decided to tell her own. The young engineer whose blog post about the frat-boy culture at Silicon Valley’s highest-flying startup prompted the firing of its founder and 20 other employees.
The California lobbyist whose letter campaign spurred more than 140 women in politics to demand that state government “no longer tolerate the perpetrators or enablers” of sexual misconduct.
A music superstar’s raw, defiant court testimony about the disc jockey who groped her.
The galvanizing actions of the women on our cover –Ashley Judd, Susan Fowler, Adama Iwu, Taylor Swift and Isabel Pascual—along with those of hundreds of others, and of many men as well, have unleashed one of the highest-velocity shifts in our culture since the 1960s.
Social media acted as a powerful accelerant; the hashtag #MeToo has now been used millions of times in at least 85 countries. “I woke up and there were 32,000 replies in 24 hours,” says actor Alyssa Milano, who, after the first Weinstein story broke, helped popularize the phrase coined years before by Tarana Burke.
“And I thought, My God, what just happened? I think it’s opening the floodgates.” To imagine Rosa Parks with a Twitter account is to wonder how much faster civil rights might have progressed.
The year, at its outset, did not seem to be a particularly auspicious one for women. A man who had bragged on tape about sexual assault took the oath of the highest office in the land, having defeated the first woman of either party to be nominated for that office, as she sat beside a former President with his own troubling history of sexual misconduct.
While polls from the 2016 campaign revealed the predictable divisions in American society, large majorities—including women who supported Donald Trump—said Trump had little respect for women.
“I remember feeling powerless,” says Fowler, the former Uber engineer who called out the company’s toxic culture, “like even the government wasn’t looking out for us.”
Nor did 2017 appear to be especially promising for journalists, who—alongside the ongoing financial upheaval in the media business—feared a fallout from the President’s cries of “fake news” and verbal attacks on reporters. And yet it was a year of phenomenal reporting.”
Why would TIME magazine go to such great lengths to make Trump a finalist and then bash him instead?
It wouldn’t make a whole lot of sense, until you realize this was likely all done by design.