As we reach the end of another calendar year the time has come to continue one of the oldest traditions here at my website, the naming of an American of the Year.
In a time where Americans are divided as never before, Joe Manchin has demonstrated the leadership qualities required to make difficult decisions to do the right thing in the face of unprecedented partisan political and media pressure.
Along with the battle against the coronavirus, issues of racial inequality were highlighted across the United States and around the world during the year just past. So, the selection of Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett as the 2020 American of the Year is particularly important.
2019 American of the Year: Matthew Albence
2018 American of the Year: Nikki Haley