It took all of minutes from the announcement Time selected President-elect Donald Trump as Person of the Year for a tidal wave of liberal outrage to remind the world Adolf Hitler also graced Time’s annual cover.
Time, to its credit, offered a rather clinical assessment of Trump’s rise.
“I don’t think that we have ever seen one person, operating in such an unconventional way, have an impact on the events of the year,” Time Magazine editor Nancy Gibbs told CNN. (RELATED:Donald Trump Is Officially Time’s 2016 Person Of The Year)
As the world was almost certain to be reminded, Hitler received the Man of the Year award in 1938.
Remember, Hitler once got this same title. https://t.co/z3h4wcGRix
— deray mckesson (@deray) December 7, 2016
Adolph Hitler was Time magazine’s 1938 Man of the Year.
— Mary Beth Williams (@embeedub) December 7, 2016
Adolf Hitler was @TIME Magazine’s Man of the Year in 1938.
Donald Trump is TIME’s Person of the Year in 2016.
— Erin Schrode (@ErinSchrode) December 7, 2016
Now he unquestionably has something in common with Hitler (TIME’s man of the year in 1938) https://t.co/j2AeojtpYB
— Andrew Stroehlein (@astroehlein) December 7, 2016
Breaking: Trump joins Hitler, Stalin, Khomeini and Putin as Time’s Man of the Year.
— Claude Taylor (@TrueFactsStated) December 7, 2016
— Klaus Von Trapp (@Klaus_Von_Trapp) December 7, 2016
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