They are giddy with excitement. They want Oprah Winfrey to run for president. One day after the Golden Globes gave their stage to Oprah to informally launch her campaign, it was the lead story on the CBS evening News. Forget foreign affairs, forget domestic affairs of state, forget cataclysms and tragedies and economic and other oh-so-mundane news, this was the lead.
The Washington Post jumped in with this story, which of course was all “After Trump, why not? Everybody adores her!” But I just want to leave you with this little bit of the article for a takeaway. Remember all of Trump’s real, ginned up and sometimes even imaginary pecadillos? Keep this little bit, courtesy of the Washington Post, in mind as this thing plays out (and please click on the ‘Read more’ at the end to get the full effect):

“Sure, why not elect the woman who introduced the world to Suze Orman and Rachael Ray, who spoke confessionally about yo-yo dieting and the shape of her poop,…..”

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January 9, 2018 8:21 am

I saw through Oprah Winfrey early on after she became a national phenomenon. During her second or third year season opener of the Oprah Winfrey Show which was aired live in New York City for one, maybe two weeks, a young Black teenager stood up and Oprah gave her the microphone. The 14 year old teen with her mother sitting next to her told Oprah that she had a secret that she was holding back from her mother and wanted to get it off her chest. Oprah being supportive (or so it seemed), asked the mother to stand up next… Read more »