To avoid showing the world that people who live in China, if given the choice, prefer democracy to Chinese Communist Party rule, President Xi Jinping has sadly reduced Hong Kong's once-vibrant free-speech culture to "just another silenced Chinese city."
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“There was a plan to do something about Covid—a plan that could have made a huge difference. But Trump thwarted it. It is no overstatement to say that he is responsible for mass death. His choice resulted in the exponential growth of a lethal pandemic.”
The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year. TIME does not comment on our choice until publication, which is December 6.