March 27, 2015

Ferguson Protesters Listed as ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’

Fortune Magazine’s list of the top 50 greatest leaders in the world is… unusual. Absent from the list are the likes of Vladimir Putin or even Barack Obama (we’re guessing the new politician shine has worn off by now). But two Ferguson protesters who run an online newsletter that has 15,000 readers made the list. Johnetta Elzie and DeRay McKesson shared the number 11 spot for their involvement in the Ferguson protests. Fortune explained its reasoning in choosing the people that graced their top 50 list: “To make this roster, it was not enough to be brilliant, admirable, or even supremely powerful … We set out to find singular leaders with vision who moved others to act as well, and who brought their followers with them on a shared quest. We looked for effectiveness and commitment and for the courage to pioneer.” While the magazine tries to find examples of nontraditional leadership, pop star Taylor Swift comes in at number six, for what it’s worth. More…

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!


“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2022 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.