TIME magazine has named President-elect of United States Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Haris as 2020 Person of the Year.
Biden became the oldest American president on November 7th, 2020, while Harris became the country’s first female, first Black and first South Asian vice-president elect.
Apprising the reason for choosing Biden and Harris over others, the publication said that both leaders were selected “for changing the American story, for showing that the forces of empathy are greater than the furies of division, for sharing a vision of healing in a grieving world.”
“Together, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris offered restoration and renewal in a single ticket. And America bought what they were selling: after the highest turnout in a century, they racked up 81 million votes and counting, the most in presidential history, topping Trump by some 7 million votes and flipping five battleground states,” it added.