Trump, #MeToo Movement On Short List For Time 'Person of the Year'

Trump, #MeToo Movement On Short List For Time 'Person of the Year'

Trump, #MeToo Movement On Short List For Time 'Person of the Year'

The Dreamers are the thousands of undocumented immigrants whose parents brought them to America as children.

Jeff Bezos, 53, became the richest man in the world this year, with a net worth of $97.7 billion.

Time refuted the president's claim, tweeting that he "is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year".

Trump, for obvious reasons-he's the president of the United States, and he certainly shaped the world in a whole variety of ways this year. Jenkins set a major milestone in becoming the first woman to direct a film that grossed more than $100 million during its first weekend in theaters. The movement began shortly after the bombshell New York Times expose about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, and since then, dozens of prominent figures across several industries-from Matt Lauer to Kevin Spacey to Mark Halperin to Charlie Rose-have lost their jobs when their victims finally felt empowered enough to speak out about their experiences. Sen.

Colin Kaepernick: The former NFL quarterback started a national protest previous year by sitting during the national anthem ahead of a football game. There are controversial politicians (President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un), Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, special counsel and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller, and an entire social trend (The #MeToo movement). It's a tradition the magazine has been doing since 1927 to recognize the person or group of people who most influences the news during the year.

It would be quite an achievement for Trump to score the honor in two consecutive years.

Other candidates for the 2017 Time Person of the Year include the #metoo movement, Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins. Other players followed, and President Trump supercharged the controversy.

Time Person of the Year acquaints a commander-in-chief with unusual bedfellows.

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