Tag Archives: Time Magazine

Obama Trashes “NRA Shills” In Parkland Essay

President Obama profiles Parkland students for TIME: Seared by memories of seeing their friends murdered at a place they believed to be safe, these young leaders don’t intimidate easily. They see the NRA and its allies—whether mealymouthed politicians or mendacious commentators peddling conspiracy theories—as mere shills for those who make money selling weapons of war to whoever can pay. They’re ...

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Ted Cruz: Trump Is A “Flash-Bang Grenade” Thrown Into Washington And It’s Fun To Watch Democrats Freak

Ted Cruz profiles his Glorious Leader for TIME Magazine: President Trump is a flash-bang grenade thrown into Washington by the forgotten men and women of America. The fact that his first year as Commander in Chief disoriented and distressed members of the media and political establishment is not a bug but a feature. The same cultural safe spaces that blinkered ...

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Time Names “Silence Breakers” Person Of The Year

The Today Show reports: TIME has named The Silence Breakers, the individuals who set off a national reckoning over the prevalence of sexual harassment, as its 2017 Person of the Year. The magazine’s editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal revealed the selection Wednesday on TODAY along with the cover, a composite group photo that includes actress Ashley Judd, singer Taylor Swift and former ...

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Koch Brothers Fund Purchase Of Time Inc.

The Guardian reports: Meredith Corporation has announced that it is buying the Time Inc publishing group in a “transformative” $1.8bn deal that joins two huge magazine companies. Meredith, which owns a portfolio including Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle, allrecipes and Shape, will fund the deal with the help of the rightwing billionaire Koch brothers, who have contributed $650m of ...

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Sean Hannity Calls “Total Bullshit” On Time Magazine

Via Mediaite: Yesterday President Trump took to Twitter to claim he rejected an interview and a photo shoot with Time Magazine he was “PROBABLY” going to be Person of the Year. Time Magazine has since responded to Trump’s tweet, claiming that the president is “incorrect.” Now Sean Hannity is getting in the ring and is challenging Time Magazine to answer ...

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Trump Claims He Turned Down Being Time Mag’s 2017 Person Of The Year Because They Wanted An Interview

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump claimed Friday evening he turned down an offer from Time magazine to be the outlet’s Person of the Year because he didn’t want to do an interview. Trump was named the Person of the Year in 2016, and finished second to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2015 — a finish that bothered him throughout ...

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“Red-Handed” Trump Junior Makes Time Cover

Mother Jones reports: Another Trump has landed the cover of Time, but don’t expect dad to be thrilled with this one. The cover image features Donald Trump Jr., along with the contents of his bombshell emails revealing that in June 2016, he had met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer who offered incriminating information on Hillary Clinton. The New York Times first ...

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National Enquirer CEO Mulls Buying Time Inc.

Mediaite reports: David Pecker, the CEO of American Media Inc., the publisher of the National Enquirer and a number of other lesser-esteemed rags, is mulling a purchase of Time, Inc., Jeffrey Toobin writes in The New Yorker. Buried in an extensive profile of Pecker, who has used the National Enquirer to support his longtime friend President Donald Trump, is a ...

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PolitiFact Rips Into The Many “Flagrant Falsehoods” Told By Trump During Latest Time Magazine Interview

Via PolitiFact: Confronted by his most flagrant falsehoods, President Donald Trump finally faced the question of why he makes so many unsubstantiated claims. “What have I said that is wrong?” Trump asked. Trump said his instinct is usually right, and he usually finds evidence supporting his claims that the media and his critics ignore — even as he continued to ...

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TIME Magazine’s Person Of The Year: Donald Trump

From TIME Magazine: This is the 90th time we have named the person who had the greatest influence, for better or worse, on the events of the year. So which is it this year: Better or worse? The challenge for Donald Trump is how profoundly the country disagrees about the answer. It’s hard to measure the scale of his disruption. ...

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Donald Trump Has The TIME Magazine Loser Sadz

Trump didn’t even win TIME’s readers poll, but he’s still got the super-sadz about losing to Angela Merkel.

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TIME’s Person Of The Year: Angela Merkel

TIME Magazine this morning named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the 2015 Person Of The Year. They write: The year 2015 marked the start of Merkel’s 10th year as Chancellor of a united Germany and the de facto leader of the European Union, the most prosperous joint venture on the planet. By year’s end, she had steered the enterprise through ...

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Bernie Sanders Wins TIME Magazine’s 2015 Person Of The Year Readers’ Poll, Kim Davis Places 55th

TIME Magazine reports: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has won the online readers’ poll for TIME Person of the Year, topping some of the world’s best-known politicians, activists and cultural figures as the most influential person of 2015 among those who voted. The Vermont Senator won with a little more than 10% of the vote when the poll closed Sunday ...

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Hillary Lauds Elizabeth Warren For TIME

“It was always going to take a special kind of leader to pick up Ted Kennedy’s mantle as senior Senator from Massachusetts—champion of working families and scourge of special interests. Elizabeth Warren never lets us forget that the work of taming Wall Street’s irresponsible risk taking and reforming our financial system is far from finished. And she never hesitates to ...

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HomoQuotable – Steve Friess

“[G]ay activists are as responsible as anyone for the fact that a large swath of Americans who thought they were OK with gays are finding themselves surprised by their own reactions to what they’re starting to see [on television]. This is, after all, a civil rights movement that aggressively worked for many years to downplay the mechanics of gay sexual ...

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TIME’s Person Of The Year

Via TIME Magazine: Ebola is a war, and a warning. The global health system is nowhere close to strong enough to keep us safe from infectious disease, and “us” means everyone, not just those in faraway places where this is one threat among many that claim lives every day. The rest of the world can sleep at night because a ...

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HomoQuotable – Robert Hanson

“Performing my best means bringing my authentic self to work, every day. Unlike others, I’ve always had a supportive family and terrific friends and champions. I also have the benefit of my geography (a coastal city), my gender (male) and my ethnicity (white). While I’ve worked very hard, I recognize how fortunate I am. I often meet other gay people ...

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TIME Magazine: Eat Butter

The story is behind a paywall.

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National Review Attacks Trans People

“Regardless of the question of whether he has had his genitals amputated, [Laverne] Cox is not a woman, but an effigy of a woman. Sex is a biological reality, and it is not subordinate to subjective impressions, no matter how intense those impressions are, how sincerely they are held, or how painful they make facing the biological facts of life. ...

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