December 18, 2005

Time’s 2005 “Persons of the Year”

Filed under: MSM Biz/Other Bias,MSM Biz/Other Ignorance — Tom @ 1:49 pm

The winners (HT Michelle Malkin) are apparently noble people, but considering everything that has happened in the world this year, I can only ask “Who’s really living in a bubble?”

Michelle’s post and The Captain’s comments section at his anticipatory post has at least a few who would have made better selections (some sorting through poor choices required).

Also: Time’s “People Who Mattered” Are Framed with Bias-Tinged Pictures and Captions

UPDATE: Given that the target of the winners’ largesse is mostly Africa, this piece from Paul Theroux is highly recommended (HT Betsy Newmark via Ed Driscoll). A previous BizzyBlog post noted the futility of African aid provided in its current forms–from an African’s perspective.


1 Comment

  1. Was There No One Better?

    Apparently I’m not alone in thinking that Time’s choices were, ummm, lame. So did a lot of folks. This happens every year, but if you’re going to honor generosity, how about the millions of people who donated billions of dollars to help with the rel…

    Trackback by A Blog For All — December 18, 2005 @ 8:51 pm

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