Monday, December 7, 2015

ISIS Leader Nominated for TIME's 'Person of the Year'  Cortney O'Brien | Dec 07, 2015
Every year, a few names on TIME's 'Person of the Year' list are bound to raise some eyebrows. The "Today Show" anchors unveiled TIME’s shortlist for 2015 live on Monday morning. Among the list were Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Travis Kalanick, the CEO of Uber, and Caitlyn Jenner. That last name isn’t the most controversial one of the list, however. 
The TIME editors unveiled their nominees in alphabetical order. Here’s their first choice:
Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, who as leader of ISIS has inspired followers to both fight in his self-declared caliphate of Iraq and Syria, and also stage attacks in countries like Tunisia and France.
Yes, a terror leader responsible for barbaric beheadings and countless murders has the potential to be in the same category as The Ebola Fighters, Pope Francis and The American Soldier.

One of these things is not like the others.
Before going any further, it's worth noting that last year the magazine voted Al-Baghdadi as the world's "most dangerous man
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