MOSCOW, November 25 — RIA Novosti. The American magazine Time refuted the statement of the President of the United States Donald trump that he was offered again to be the “man of the year”.
Earlier, the head of the White house wrote on Twitter that the editorial Board called him and said that perhaps he, like last year, will once again be “man of the year” by Time. According to the American leader, he would have had to give an interview and participate in a photo shoot and he decided to give up.
“The President wrongly believes that how we choose “man of the year”. Time has not commented on his choice to publish, which will happen on 6 December”, — stated in the message on the page Time on Twitter.
The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year. TIME does not comment on our choice until publication, which is December 6.
— TIME (@TIME) November 25, 2017
According to the survey on the website Time, in the list of possible candidates for the title in 2017 by the readers of the leader, the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Ibn Salman al Saud.
In 2015, the trump criticized the magazine for publishing selected “man of the year” Angela Merkel. However, the following year he received the title, beating former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the founder of social network Facebook Mark Zuckerberg.
“Man of the year” by Time magazine, is determined annually, starting in 1927. Until 1950 became the winners of a particular person, but later received the title and abstract characters.
Of the citizens of Russia and the USSR “man of the year” was Joseph Stalin (twice), Nikita Khrushchev, Mikhail Gorbachev, Yuri Andropov and Vladimir Putin.