TIME Magazine announced that Julian Assange raked in 382,020 votes, giving him an easy first place. He was 148,383 votes over the silver medalist, Recep Tayyip Ergodan, prime minister of Turkey.
The current issue of the magazine features an interview with Assange, which the magazine sent to him in Wandsworth prison.
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Assange’s lawyer Mark Stephens said he wasn’t allowed to see it. Stephens told the Guardian:
Time magazine sent him a copy of the magazine with him on the cover and they censored it not just by ripping off the cover but by destroying the whole magazine.
The Obama Adminstration has yet to charge this anti-American hero for publishing over 25,000 classified US diplomatic documents.