The Charleston Daily Mail says it's Sarah Palin for energizing conservative America when it is/was on the mat and seemingly rudderless. http://blogs.dailymail.com/donsurber/archives/6511
Some would perhaps say it's President Barack Obama for winning the U.S. election with a famously insurgent campaign against the Washington D.C. establishment. Or, if that is too 2008 for you, how about nominating his wife Michelle Obama for being, er... the most powerful woman in America.
Frontpage Magazine awards the accolade to Glen Beck whose show now attracts a far bigger audience than his competitors on CNN, MSNBC and Headline News combined and attracts 20 times the audience of Hardball with Chris Matthews on MSNBC. http://frontpagemag.com/2009/12/31/frontpages-man-of-the-year-by-david-forsmark/
Time Magazine named Ben Bernanke: "The main reason Ben Shalom Bernanke is TIME's Person of the Year for 2009 is that he is the most important player guiding the world's most important economy. His creative leadership helped ensure that 2009 was a period of weak recovery rather than catastrophic depression..." http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/1,28804,1946375_1947251,00.html
Or could it be President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono who succeeded in becoming the first democratically elected leader to be be re-elected, peacefully and cleanly, in the world's third biggest democracy.
Could it be Rwandan human rights activist Esther Mujawayo-Keiner for all the work she did as a Rwandan human rights activist.
Who should it be, according to RHP Debates Forum?