Oprah 2020?

I wrote the first three pieces of this series last week before Oprah's kick-ass, inspirational, campaign-like speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday.  I had no idea I'd be ahead of the curve.  And to be honest, I really didn't think she'd do it.  I didn't think she'd run.  But today anything seems possible. The … Continue reading Oprah 2020?

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Let’s Draft Oprah, Part 3

What do I want from an Oprah Winfrey Presidency?  My first thought was that I’d want her to re-invigorate the Democratic Party.  As 84-year-old Dianne Feinstein prepares to run for her 6th senatorial term, it must be noted that the Democratic party has a very shallow bench.  But Oprah knows how to cultivate talent.  So … Continue reading Let’s Draft Oprah, Part 3

Let’s Draft Oprah, Part 2

Remember when the current Republican President was first running?  Pundits laughed, they shook their heads, they refused to discuss his candidacy seriously.  But his supporters kept pointing out  two things: First, they'd say that Trump was a successful business mogul. Whether or not this is true is still in dispute, but this argument was made … Continue reading Let’s Draft Oprah, Part 2