A better pick than “you”, and IMHO a sound pick. Talk amongst yourselves.
Consider the source. They named Hitler Man of the Year back in the day.
They pick the most influential person of the year. His or her influence needn’t necessarily be a good one, just that said influence had, in their opinion, the greatest impact on people, and it’s hard to argue for someone who had more impact than the man who helped steer the US economy, and as a result, the rest of the world, into a gigantic recession.
From the article:
Works for me. Who you got?
They have also picked Usama bin Laden and, as Mindfield implied, they don’t run a popularity contest.