Time Magazine Releases 10 Finalists for Person of the Year; Miley Cyrus, Barack Obama make the cut

Time Magazine has released what could be one of their most controversial finalist list for 2013 person of the year. A lot of people have wondered why would you group Miley Cyrus and Pope Francis on the same list, but before we get to glets first define what they classify as person of the year. The criteria for person of the year is “good or bad the most influential person of the year”. Like it or not, Miley Cyrus has been in the news constantly this year so we sort of see why she made the list. The final decision for person of the year will be announced in 2 days but before that, you can check out the list below.

  1. Bashar Assad, President of Syria
  2. Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder
  3. Ted Cruz, Texas Senator
  4. Miley Cyrus, Singer
  5. Pope Francis, Leader of the Catholic Church
  6. Barack Obama, President of the United States
  7. Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran
  8. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
  9. Edward Snowden, N.S.A. Leaker
  10. Edith Windsor, Gay rights activist