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Left Freaks Out on Twitter at TIME Naming Trump ‘Person of the Year’

Critics of President-elect Donald Trump upset he was named TIME magazine’s “Person of the Year” took to Twitter to express their disapproval.

The TIME magazine cover named Donald Trump as the “President of the Divided States of America,” which seemed appropriate as many were quick to equate Trump to Adolf Hitler, who had previously been named Person of the Year by TIME.

Trump is TIME's Person of the Year. So was Hitler.

— ChristmasSean (@crazyseandx) December 7, 2016

Donald Trump is TIME Person of the Year, joining past honorees including Hitler, Stalin, the Ayatollah Khamenei, and you.

— Josh Barro (@jbarro) December 7, 2016

Retweeted Shaun King (@ShaunKing):

Just a reminder.


Time Person of the Year…. https://t.co/zBGHavcZxL

— Teresa Bear (@teresabear) December 7, 2016

Trump's Times person of the year? I'm going to go all Larry David and draw hitler stashes on as many covers as I can. #curb

— LottieLezUp (@LottieLitUp) December 7, 2016

Other compared Trump the Devil himself.

At this point, the Person of the Year should just be Satan

— Lauren Duca (@laurenduca) December 7, 2016

Donald Trump sports devil horns on TIME’s ‘Person of the Year’ https://t.co/lG1UIqgR0a

— DamianiFiorella (@DamianiLloyd) December 7, 2016

Others just generally insulted the President-elect.

"It's a great honour, it means a lot" – Donald Trump on winning @TimeBomb magazine's 'Pervert of the Year'
Person of the Year pic.twitter.com/8R0HFLQrRT

— Progressive Man 📎 (@WeNeedHillary) December 7, 2016

I don't know if Trump is eligible for Person of the Year. Because "person" connotes at least some form of humanity.

— Sean Kent (@seankent) December 7, 2016

Nice to see that Donald Trump has been named Time magazine's 'most annoying person of the year'.

— Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) December 7, 2016

Don't get upset at @TIME magazine. I'm sure they're just as unhappy as we are that he was Person of the Year

— Robby Poffenberger (@robby_poff) December 7, 2016

Regardless whether people like it or not, just as Donald Trump is President-elect of the United States, he is also TIME magazine’s person of the year.

Lucas Nolan is a reporter for Breitbart Tech covering issues of free speech and online censorship. Follow him on Twitter @LucasNolan_ or email him at

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