Twitter Trolls Trump’s Lie That Time Magazine Said He’d Be Named ‘Man (Person) of the Year’


Trump's Long Been Obsessed with Time

Time magazine quickly debunked Donald Trump's Friday claim that they had advised he would "probably" be named "man (person) of the year," and the Internet hasn't stopped trolling the president since.

"Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named 'Man (Person) of the Year,' like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot," Donald Trump claimed. "I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!"

"The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year," the magazine responded not long after. "TIME does not comment on our choice until publication, which is December 6."

Naturally, Twitter loved it, and quite a few users received similar calls:

They also had some suggestions for who should win:

Donald Trump has a storied history with Time magazine. As you can see:

It was also revealed this year that Trump himself has dabbled in fake news. A fake Time magazine with the president on the cover adorned at least four of his golf courses.

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