Oprah Cannot Save Us From This Political Mess

Every day for the past year we've woken up to new uncertainties from the Twitter Presidency. Volatile relations with North Korea, the resurgence of neo-Nazis and attacks on the press have created a constant state of unrest. By electing a man with no experience or qualifications, and of questionable mental faculty, we've crated a chaotic situation that could blow up (literally or metaphorically) any moment. It is tempting to run to mommy when a problem gets too big for us to solve on our own. Who is more maternal than the woman who's been in our homes for the past 30 years? What's more appealing than the true rags-to-riches story of America's first self-made female billionaire? Oprah for president! Oprah Winfrey in the White House is a pretty picture because she is everything Trump is not: articulate, intelligent and female. She moves and speaks with poise and dignity. We are so starved for competent leadership that we're calling on a talk show host to run for president of the United States. This is not Oprah's problem. This is our problem.  Continue reading...

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