Okay, By a big margin you, the readers, have chosen Julian Assange as the Saker Man of the Year. I totally agree. In fact, I feel rather ashamed that I did not write about his plight at all this year, so the least I can do is to fix this mistake and declare my total support for him and for what he stands for. So, Julian Assange is the 2021
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Dear friends, As some of you know, once a year I like to pretend that the Saker blog is also some kind of wannabe Time Mag and I like to chose one (or several) “men” of the year. We are in December, so I am doing this again – this is a little silly, but still fun for me. But, before I begin, let me clearly state the following: First,
[Cross-posted with the Unz Review] Once a year I like to pretend like my blog is some kind of “respectable” mainstream outlet and I engage in the (admittedly totally silly!) exercise of nominating some “man” (sorry, “person” is unbearably politically correct and once you go down that route you end up calling mentally deranged freaks “ze/zir/zee/etc” and the like). Hey, if you cannot get the kind of financing AngloZionist propaganda
[Note: this post of mine is temporarily located in the ‘guest section’ because of the current fundraiser. Once the fundraiser is over, I will place it back in the correct section. The Saker] I have been doing this “pretend I am Time mag” thing for a couple of years now, but this year I had no clear candidate(s), at least now an original one. I could re-list names already listed,
Saker Men of the Year 2015: the Russian Airmen in Syria, Major-General Qasem Soleimani and Alexander Zakharchenko
Since I have already twice committed this imitation of the corporate media’s “Man of the Year” gimmick, I might as well do that again this year. In 2013 I nominated the Syrian solider for his exceptional courage and fighting spirit and in 2014 I nominated the Russian solider and I think that in both cases this was very much deserved. And this year again, the title goes collectively to a