Tag: Oprah

Oprah compares Florida shooting activists to civil rights pioneers

Winfrey calls survivors ‘warriors of the light’ and draws parallels with protests of 1950s and 60s Opinion: Oprah supports Florida students. What about Black Lives Matter? Oprah Winfrey has praised survivors of this month’s Florida school shooting who have channeled angst into activism for gun control, calling them “warriors of the light” and comparing them …

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Trump Is already Feeling the Effects of the Oprah Charm Offensive

Oprah continues her media circuit to say she is not running for president, but we’re not ready to give up just yet. The Oprah Winfrey-saga-for-president continues. The media proprietor and personality, actor and philanthropist, but definitely not presidential candidate, continued the media circuit Thursday, this time visiting Jimmy Kimmel. After roaring audience applause upon her introduction …

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Oprah Winfrey ‘definitely’ rules out 2020 run for US president

Winfrey tells Jimmy Kimmel it is ‘a humbling thing to have people think you can run the country’ Oprah Winfrey put to rest any lingering questions about a potential 2020 bid for the presidency, declaring on a late-night talk show that she was “definitely not running”. The media mogul, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, was …

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No Oprah in 2020—Who’s Next? Semi-Modest Proposals for Our Next Celebrity President

If America is determined to elect rich celebs instead of public servants, here are 5 more to consider. Oprah Winfrey set the internet on fire when she appeared to be toying with the idea of running for president. After her rousing Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards earlier this month, rumors about a possible …

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Why should Oprah want to be president when she already calls all the shots? | Rebecca Nicholson

She doesn’t need to run for the White House to assure her place in the public’s affection Remember a couple of weeks ago, when Oprah Winfrey briefly became #Oprah2020, as if all it would take to become president of the United States was a television career and decent oratory skills? It seemed far-fetched, but possible, …

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Oprah Winfrey rules out running for president: ‘I don’t have the DNA for it’

Winfrey was touted as possible Democratic contender in 2020 ‘It’s not something that interests me,’ host tells InStyle Oprah Winfrey is not interested in running for president in 2020, the TV host said on Thursday, following fevered speculation that she would attempt to challenge Donald Trump in the next election. “I’ve always felt very secure …

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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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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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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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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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