Time announces Person of the Year finalists

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Time announced who they're considering for 2017's Person of the Year on the December 4 episode of the Today show, and it's a pretty mixed bag.

This year's finalists for Time magazine's Person of the Year include world leaders, the participants of major social movements and the National Football League quarterback who sparked widespread protests in a quest for a justice. He's best known for being the founder, chairman, and CEO of Amazon.com, the world's largest online shopping retailer. Their futures in the United States remain uncertain as the Trump Administration follows through on plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program put in place by Obama.

Trump also called Kaepernick's protests against police brutality and racial inequality during the national anthem "terrible", called Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man", and has repeatedly claimed Mueller's investigation of possible collusion with Russian Federation will be fruitless.

Colin Kaepernick: The former NFL quarterback started a national protest previous year by sitting during the national anthem ahead of a football game. Thousands of women have now used the hashtag to show that sexual assault and harassment are more pervasive than many men ever imagined.

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You couldn't have a Person of the Year list in 2017 without Kim Jong Un, Xi Jinping and Donald Trump. He's brought charges against four people so far, including former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

Royal Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman who recently led a crackdown on corruption in Saudi Arabia.

Personally, if going by straight newsworthiness, I think the Person of the Year title should go to either Trump or The #MeToo Movement.

"I said probably is no good and took a pass", he said, per NBC.

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Kaepernick was named "Citizen of the Year" by GQ magazine last month. He came into office in 2012 and was elected for a second five year term this year.

Regardless of what they're known for, all of these choices have had a MAJOR impact in 2017. VOTE in the poll below!

Time is expected to unveil the 2017 Person of the Year on Wednesday.

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