Critics Blast ‘Laughable’ Time Magazine Award Of Person Of The Year To Biden, Harris


Time magazine has come under fire over its selection of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as its Persons of the Year, with critics wondering why the honor wasn’t bestowed on physicians and vaccine developers battling the coronavirus.

Fox News contributor Joe Concha, whose wife is an emergency room doctor, told “America’s Newsroom” Friday it was clear frontline health care workers were more deserving than Biden and Harris, the 2020 Democratic ticket that defeated President Trump in November.

“Time magazine, which is a shell of itself — laughable, quite frankly in terms of its partisanship — gives it to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, because that was the politically correct thing to do and because it’s what their readers wanted from a comfort food perspective,” Concha said.

Frontline workers and White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci were honored as “Guardians of the Year” instead.

Washington Examiner managing editor Jay Caruso called it a “boring” choice, saying the recognition should instead have gone to Albert Bourla and Stéphane Bancel. Bourla and Bancel are the CEOs of pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Moderna, respectively. Both companies developed vaccines in 2020 that could pave the way to a return to normalcy in 2021.

“This doesn’t make any sense and everyone knows it,” wrote Washington Examiner writer Jerry Dunleavy who noted that Time’s 2014 Persons of the Year were fighters of Ebola, which has proven far less deadly than coronavirus.

“A vaccine was developed in record time, frontline workers busted their butts for everyone else during a pandemic, a sitting president made multiple historic middle east [sic] peace deals, but give it to the guy who spent m… (Read more)

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