Time’s Person of the Year: Angela Merkel


merkelGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year 2015 for her leadership on the Syrian refugee and Greek debt crises.

The publication’s editor explained that Merkel was selected “for asking more of her country than most politicians would dare, for standing firm against tyranny as well as expedience and for providing steadfast moral leadership in a world where it is in short supply.”

She beat out GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, the Black Lives Matter activism network, and Uber’s CEO. Read more at the Los Angeles Times.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Remember when we used to celebrate actual tangible accomplishments? I wonder how “her leadership on the Syrian refugee and Greek debt crises” will look down the road. In twenty years I think people will be laughing at this “person of the year ” award. ISIS is already laughing at it.