As our readers know, President-elect Donald Trump won TIME mag’s “Person of the Year,” as was expected by many. But check out what the editors at TIME thought fit to snarkily do:
When it was Obama, he was just president, when it's Trump, he's president of the "divided states of America." pic.twitter.com/pIq2oKvrVm
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) December 7, 2016
Oh, now its a divided States of America…not under Obama with cities on fire https://t.co/SViJiPivZV
— Steven Shaw ? (@czechov) December 7, 2016
Pitiful, TIME. Bitter much?
EDITOR 1: gotta be trump. he's president of the united states.
ED 2: more like divided states.
ED 3: lol
ED 4: lol
ED 5: lol
ED 6: lo
— Matt Negrin (@MattNegrin) December 7, 2016
But Time chose to use neg and offensive word, The "DIVIDED" States of America pic.twitter.com/ntuHMwG5XS
— Lori Hendry ? (@Lrihendry) December 7, 2016
Outside of post-911, the United States has always been "divided" to a varying degree. To attribute it to Trump is moronic.
— Steven Crowder (@scrowder) December 7, 2016
Of course it is. And what about President Obama’s help there?
Perhaps this is part of the editors’ stompy foot petulance:
Pay close attention to this sequence. pic.twitter.com/k3tFrDLqCz
— Jeff B/DDHQ (@EsotericCD) December 7, 2016
@EsotericCD The opposite of the sequence for TIME's staff photos.
— Just Karl (@justkarl) December 7, 2016
An exit point for the editors at TIME from President-elect Trump:
— Sissy Willis (@SissyWillis) December 7, 2016