Politics

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, up for Time’s ‘Person of the Year,’ with Obama, Palin and more

Could the man on Interpol’s most wanted list also be Time’s Person of the Year?

If it were up to the magazine’s readers, Julian Assange, founder of the controversial whistleblower website WikiLeaks, would certainly have a shot.

More than 90,000 readers have voted for the 39-year-old Australian, placing him in third place, alongside comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.

Strangely, leading the pack is Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the  prime minister of Turkey. And in second place is pop singer Lady Gaga.

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