Trump and Biden snubbed by Time list in elec­tion-year rar­i­ty for pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates

Trump and Biden snubbed by Time list in election-year rarity for presidential candidates

After Pres­i­dent Joe Biden made Time magazine’s “100 Most Influ­en­tial Peo­ple” list three years in a row, the pub­li­ca­tion did not include him or for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump in this year’s edi­tion.
Trump and Biden’s exclu­sion from the list marks the first time since at least 2000 in which both pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates were not includ­ed on the Time 100 list in an elec­tion year.
Hillary Clin­ton and Trump both made the list in 2016, as well as Biden and Trump in 2020. Mitt Rom­ney, Barack Oba­ma, John McCain, John Ker­ry, and George W. Bush all made it on to the list in the past.
The move rein­forces a feel­ing of frus­tra­tion among vot­ers that the 2024 elec­tion fea­tures two can­di­dates who are unusu­al­ly unpop­u­lar. The mag­a­zine did not men­tion Trump or Biden in a sup­ple­men­tal arti­cle explain­ing how it chose this year’s list that aims t …