'Time' Will Name Its 'Person Of The Year'; Let's Choose Ours Too : The Two-Way By Mark Memmott It's the week for Time's annual "Person of the Year," and this morning the magazine's managing editor gave NBC-TV's Today Show a preview of the so-called short list: -- Apple CEO Steve Jobs. -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernan...

'Time' Will Name Its 'Person Of The Year'; Let's Choose Ours Too

It's the week for Time's annual "Person of the Year," and this morning the magazine's managing editor gave NBC-TV's Today Show a preview of the so-called short list:

-- Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

-- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

-- "The Chinese worker."

-- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

-- Gen. Stanley McChrystal, commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.

-- Sprinter and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt.

-- President Barack Obama.

Here's the conversation Time's Richard Stengel had with the gang on Today. On Wednesday, Today is set to reveal the "winner":

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MSNBC has an online survey going about which of the seven on the short-list you prefer.

Time also has an online, non-scientific survey going -- and that version has 10 chioices. "The Chinese worker" isn't among them. The four names that are on Time's list that aren't on MSNBC's:

-- German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

-- Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine.

-- "Iran protesters."

-- "Somali pirates."

Right now, "Iran protesters" is far ahead in Time's survey.

Let's do our own, shall we? With some tweaks:

We'll hold this question open until 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Feel free to suggest other honorees in the comments thread.