Bow-tie dinosaur George Will on bloggers:
Today on ABC’s This Week, conservative columnist George Will mocked Time’s choice and blogging generally. â€œIt’s about narcissism,â€? Will said. â€œSo much of what is done on the web is people getting on there and writing their diaries as though everyone ought to care about everyone’s inner turmoils. I mean, it’s extraordinary.â€?
This is related to Time’s ‘Person of the Year’: YOU.
This is an opportunity to build a new kind of international understanding, not politician to politician, great man to great man, but citizen to citizen, person to person. It’s a chance for people to look at a computer screen and really, genuinely wonder who’s out there looking back at them. Go on. Tell us you’re not just a little bit curious.