Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpCDC updates website to remove dosage guidance on drug touted by Trump Trump says he'd like economy to reopen 'with a big bang' but acknowledges it may be limited Graham backs Trump, vows no money for WHO in next funding bill MORE acknowledged his recent title as Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” during his rally in Iowa on Thursday night but seemed to jab at the magazine for being “politically correct” with the honor.

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“They used to call it ‘Man of the Year,’ but they can’t do that anymore — they want to be politically correct. That’s OK," he said.

The magazine had called the award the “Man of the Year” since it launched in 1927. It changed to “Person of the Year” in 1999.

Last year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel became only the fourth woman to hold the title and cover alone, according to the magazine

"To be on the cover of Time magazine as the 'Person of the Year' is a tremendous honor," Trump told NBC's "Today Show." 

The president-elect had previously predicted he would never win the title.