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pressbox69

(2,252 posts)
38. Just the thought
Sat Jan 13, 2018, 07:30 AM
Jan 2018

of Oprah making a 2020 run is driving the republiklans insane, and that's good. I don't think she'll run but it's obvious they hate the idea of a strong black woman winning the White House. Perhaps Oprah should support someone like herself but with experience.



I often wondered what kind of idiots got behind a celebrity personality like Trump. nt LexVegas Jan 2018 #1
Oprah is nothing "like" Trump.. I don't particularly want her as President whathehell Jan 2018 #30
Hmm... Orrex Jan 2018 #2
Hang in there brother HAB911 Jan 2018 #3
The struggle is real. NCTraveler Jan 2018 #5
Despite her 'nicey-nice' TV persona, she's not a particularly nice woman. GoneOffShore Jan 2018 #14
A diva? Beaverhausen Jan 2018 #22
Saw her rip on someone for being polite while Ms W was at the crafts services table on a set GoneOffShore Jan 2018 #108
And what would you call a male actor who did that? Beaverhausen Jan 2018 #122
An asshole. GoneOffShore Jan 2018 #123
Sorry that happened to you. whow. riversedge Jan 2018 #60
It absolutley sucks that a female celebrity... NCTraveler Jan 2018 #4
I'm wondering how many times you can miss the point so spectacularly Orrex Jan 2018 #6
Over and over and over again. NCTraveler Jan 2018 #9
I'm glad that my factual and accurate statement resonates with you Orrex Jan 2018 #11
Let's disagree w/o being disagreeable, shall we? al bupp Jan 2018 #64
LOL SunSeeker Jan 2018 #20
Running or not... Baconator Jan 2018 #23
Agree completely., NCTraveler whathehell Jan 2018 #31
First off, she's not being "vetted". PoindexterOglethorpe Jan 2018 #32
I don't know the History Channel exboyfil Jan 2018 #7
You're not saying It's Aliens, are you? hatrack Jan 2018 #10
You have seen V right? exboyfil Jan 2018 #13
. . . hatrack Jan 2018 #111
History Channel for President! rusty fender Jan 2018 #72
I do think it's overstating it a bit to claim she created this platform of legitimacy kcr Jan 2018 #8
It's definitely overstating it.. whathehell Jan 2018 #29
It's not hate. Dave Starsky Jan 2018 #37
Maybe not "hate" but certainly whathehell Jan 2018 #47
Oprah is no more qualified than Ryan Seacrest... Dave Starsky Jan 2018 #68
Are you a dentist, lol? whathehell Jan 2018 #70
Bad anology, by the way whathehell Jan 2018 #71
We've seen what someone without skills does as president. I sure fucking hope the next one has some. X_Digger Jan 2018 #80
Trump is not missing "skills" as much as human qualities whathehell Jan 2018 #82
If that's all you think Trump is missing, you're woefully underinformed. X_Digger Jan 2018 #85
Is that "all" I think Trump is missing, lol? whathehell Jan 2018 #99
Dude, that's great for her and her fans... RedFury Jan 2018 #101
Dude, What is "great for her and her fans"? whathehell Jan 2018 #102
The skills involved. In being President are not "technical". whathehell Jan 2018 #83
The fuck they aren't. Knowing how house committees work to get a bill passed.. X_Digger Jan 2018 #84
Post removed Post removed Jan 2018 #100
As we see with Trump, the voters decide, ultimately, who is or is not qualified. Sophia4 Jan 2018 #65
Is it an overstatement to say that she helped to create it? sl8 Jan 2018 #75
Either way. How do you help create something that already existed? kcr Jan 2018 #125
Fair enough. sl8 Jan 2018 #129
Please, keep Oprah Winfrey far, far away from political office. longship Jan 2018 #12
Thank you so much The Polack MSgt Jan 2018 #15
+1 dalton99a Jan 2018 #17
I can think of people I'd like a lot farther away...Paul Ryan, Donald Trump. whathehell Jan 2018 #33
And Oprah too, please. longship Jan 2018 #41
"profound ignorance of science" my butt. She,'likely knows more than the Republican Congress whathehell Jan 2018 #42
Her mind is open to abject quackery. longship Jan 2018 #43
See you...At least she"s not a Climate Denier, like most elected Republicans and THAT is more whathehell Jan 2018 #44
Trust me. I'm on that issue, too. longship Jan 2018 #45
That's good.. whathehell Jan 2018 #48
The extent that people put forth Oprah as putative POTUS... longship Jan 2018 #49
Enjoy yourself.. whathehell Jan 2018 #52
Non-sequitor. longship Jan 2018 #57
Grammar critique, lol? whathehell Jan 2018 #67
The dreaded iPhone autocorrect: okee donkey! longship Jan 2018 #77
Longship, WHY do you focus hostility against liberals instead Hortensis Jan 2018 #90
I have no hostility toward Oprah personally. longship Jan 2018 #92
Why not criticize Republicans for cause? Hortensis Jan 2018 #105
Oh! I do. longship Jan 2018 #106
No, because Oprah isn't, and couldn't be, the threat that Ryan, Trump & McConnell are whathehell Jan 2018 #54
Not "uniquely unqualified," no. Nonhlanhla Jan 2018 #55
Stop comparing Oprah to the GOP loons. longship Jan 2018 #58
I certainly did not compare her to the GOP Nonhlanhla Jan 2018 #69
LOL, I know Orac's sister in real life. greatauntoftriplets Jan 2018 #74
K&R Gothmog Jan 2018 #16
Every negative article I've read so far about Oprah.... Stellar Jan 2018 #18
That's bullshit... Baconator Jan 2018 #24
The hell it is...Stellar is correct . whathehell Jan 2018 #35
How do you know that? sl8 Jan 2018 #88
Because my experience whathehell Jan 2018 #93
You realize that isn't any sort of confirmation, right? sl8 Jan 2018 #130
NOT CORRECT.....A 3 minute google search and..... USALiberal Jan 2018 #116
Sorry, but misogyny is real whathehell Jan 2018 #50
It can influence their view point but it doesn't automatically mean what they have to say... Baconator Jan 2018 #87
Not "automatically", no, but whathehell Jan 2018 #94
I dismissed it because it was biased and overall a bad idea... Baconator Jan 2018 #127
+1 uponit7771 Jan 2018 #25
You noticed that too? whathehell Jan 2018 #34
Joan Walsh criticised her on TV for the pseudoscience, apparently muriel_volestrangler Jan 2018 #89
LOL, nice try! n.t. USALiberal Jan 2018 #112
Are you saying that I DIDN'T come across those articles... Stellar Jan 2018 #113
Read this article and then self delete your post...... USALiberal Jan 2018 #114
Or read this one and SELF DELETE your post...did you do ANY research?? USALiberal Jan 2018 #115
As I said... Stellar Jan 2018 #117
So you chose not to read any by women, I get it now, carry on! nt USALiberal Jan 2018 #118
Jeebus... you people are rough! nt Stellar Jan 2018 #119
I am not a fan of blanket statements when someone did NO checking at all. n.t. USALiberal Jan 2018 #120
That's unfortunate. nt Stellar Jan 2018 #121
Hi Sid! Long time no see. Are you worried we'll nominate Oprah? SunSeeker Jan 2018 #19
My 19 year old cat radical noodle Jan 2018 #21
Agreed. nt SunSeeker Jan 2018 #26
Thanks for the link. Ellipsis Jan 2018 #27
the law of attraction EllenlogRL Jan 2018 #28
She's not an absolute empiricist -- So what? whathehell Jan 2018 #36
That is hilarious. 'The Secret' is beyond a total scam. GoneOffShore Jan 2018 #107
The Law of Positive Attraction. Dave Starsky Jan 2018 #131
Just the thought pressbox69 Jan 2018 #38
She gave us "Dr" Phil. LSFL Jan 2018 #39
Dr. Oz rpannier Jan 2018 #103
i forgot about him. LSFL Jan 2018 #124
TV is TV: With very rare exceptions: salacious B.S. sells: ratings are everything. Not truth. lindysalsagal Jan 2018 #40
The personalization of reality is both dangerous and a symptom of ignorance. L. Coyote Jan 2018 #46
This is why I hope she runs. sfwriter Jan 2018 #51
Let me append to say that she MIGHT make a great candidate, sfwriter Jan 2018 #53
You must be joking...If they aren't,'t forced to smell it with Trump, they never will. whathehell Jan 2018 #73
Different snake oil. sfwriter Jan 2018 #78
Smarter, classier, kinder & in a Far Less Embarrassing package.. whathehell Jan 2018 #81
I think she could do really well. sfwriter Jan 2018 #86
Yes whathehell Jan 2018 #95
Some people don't want to hear this left-of-center2012 Jan 2018 #56
I can't imagine ever voting for Oprah. democrank Jan 2018 #59
Wow. The GOP is realy scared of her. Next, they will have doctored "groping" photos. McCamy Taylor Jan 2018 #61
+1 uponit7771 Jan 2018 #79
I favor having quite a number of candidates in the primary. Sophia4 Jan 2018 #62
And no, she did not single handedly make America what it is. McCamy Taylor Jan 2018 #63
Thank you. Like you, I hadn't realized that Americans were all rational and scientific pnwmom Jan 2018 #98
Yes. Oprah did highlight some charlatans and they later became wealthy Freethinker65 Jan 2018 #66
+1, 5 out of 5000 turned out to be a toad and she gets lambasted here uponit7771 Jan 2018 #109
Any who speak ill of Oprah ... left-of-center2012 Jan 2018 #76
Nice to see you back. Mosby Jan 2018 #91
Oh, yeah, right. Americans were always perfectly scientific and rational pnwmom Jan 2018 #96
"Inside Philanthropy on Oprah Winfrey" pnwmom Jan 2018 #97
but she is nice . . and that puts her as qualified as PBO . . read it right here so it must be true DrDan Jan 2018 #104
Not everyone who is 'nice' is good. I'm not sure that she's even 'nice'. GoneOffShore Jan 2018 #110
Remember when we had a woman as a candidate ? KTM Jan 2018 #126
I have a 'meh' opinion of Oprah apart from all of this. CakeGrrl Jan 2018 #128
The wellspring of billionaire *vanity candidates* is Citizens United. VOX Jan 2018 #132
She Gave Us Quacks AnnieBW Jan 2018 #133
Ohhhh, ouch Hekate Jan 2018 #134
It's way, way easier to simply look to the opinion of a public figure than ehrnst Feb 2018 #135
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