Tag: Oprah

Jan 14

No, Oprah should not run for president

Oprah gave a fantastic speech at the Golden Globes. That being said—she should not throw her hat in the ring for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020. As a matter of fact, many of the folks currently being thought of for that same nomination should not throw their hat in the in ring either. …

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Jan 14

Let’s keep our eye on the ball: Oprah is just another distraction

One thing we all must admit: Donald Trump continues to drive the news cycle, day in and day out, like no other. It can be exhausting at times. News outlets, bloggers, and vloggers must decide what to cover, and they tend to follow the same stories. Unfortunately, they tend to ignore the same issues, and …

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Jan 14

Oprah, the Alabama Crimson Tide, and how to adjust to change

This year’s NCAA national football championship was won in dramatic fashion by the University of Alabama.  Most remarkable was that the game was actually a tale of two halfs. The first half was dominated by the Georgia Bulldogs, and the second by the Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama’s coach Nick Saban recognized that they couldn’t win …

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Jan 14

Republicans are why we can’t have anything nice. Not even Oprah.

Republicans seem to specialize in ruining everything they touch, from bipartisanship to the norms of governance and impeachment. They have also managed to ruin the prospects for any responsible Democratic celebrity who wishes to run for the presidency. It was the Republicans who destroyed the ability of the two political parties to work together on bipartisan budget …

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Jan 12

Oprah Will Not Save Us—We Have to Save Ourselves

The Golden Globes speech wasn't a campaign announcement; it was a call to arms. Despite the post-2016 surge of activism—the protests and the calls to Congress that have been the only silver lining in this cesspool of a presidency—the reaction to Oprah Winfrey's acceptance speech at the Golden Globes suggests liberals have yet to give …

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Jan 10

Oprah Winfrey for President? The Idea Reveals an Uncomfortable Truth

During the 2016 elections, Democrats insisted that competency is essential in any presidential candidate. That is sounding more than a little hypocritical now. On Sunday night, Oprah Winfrey gave a stirring speech at the Golden Globes in which she inveighed against ubiquitous sexual abuse, warning abusers that “their time is up.” Many people appreciated the …

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Jan 09

Alex Jones Launches Preemptive Strike Against Oprah 2020

Even though she hasn’t announced a run for president, Jones is already starting a campaign against her. While accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment” at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony, Oprah Winfrey offered a genuinely inspiring, magnificent speech to viewers in attendance and at home. “I've interviewed and portrayed …

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Jan 09

Oprah can do anything she sets her mind to. But should she run for president?

Oprah Winfrey would no doubt be a better president than Donald Trump—though that’s not exactly too hard. And her speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night was just another reminder of why she is so wildly popular. In it, she spoke about the power of women (and men) to make change when they stand up …

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Jan 09

Alex Jones Launches Preemptive Strike Against Oprah 2020

Even though she hasn’t announced a run for president, Jones is already starting a campaign against her. While accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment” at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony, Oprah Winfrey offered a genuinely inspiring, magnificent speech to viewers in attendance and at home. “I've interviewed and portrayed …

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Jan 09

Whoa, Oprah in 2020?

How does she stack up against Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic candidates? Oprah Winfrey’s rousing Golden Globes speech with its hopeful message, “a new day is on the horizon,” has lit up the internet with the #Oprah2020 hashtag and spontaneous expressions of support, as well as previews of how Republicans would go negative on her. …

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