O’Reilly names Petraeus his person of the year.

With debate over who will be Time’s “Person of the Year,” Fox News host Bill O’Reilly yesterday decided to preempt the announcement and name his own Person of the Year — Gen. David Petraeus. Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2007/12/oreillypersonyearpet.320.240.flv]

No word on whether O’Reilly is part of the Petraeus for President movement.

UPDATE: Last week, the National Review editorialized in favor of Petraeus for “man of the year” while Hugh Hewitt chimes in today in the general’s favor as well.