Oprah for president? Don't rule it out!

Oprah Winfrey to contest 2020 US presidential elections

Oprah Winfrey to contest 2020 US presidential elections

OPRAH Winfrey would comfortably beat Donald Trump in a presidential election, a poll has suggested. "Oprah would be a lot of fun. I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon!"

But he added: "I don't think she's going to run".

Twitter stuck it claws into the hide of first daughter Ivanka Trump, and snatched her to the ground, when she tried to show support for Oprah Winfrey following the multimedia mogul's unforgettable speech at the Golden Globe Awards.

"No, I absolutely don't think that her position has changed, I don't", she said on her show, referring to Winfrey's 2017 statement that she has no intention of running for political office.

Winfrey has remained mum since her Globes speech about any political ambitions.

On the other hand, there is little I can imagine Trump hating more than having to spend the rest of his presidency listening to the talking heads on television rave about what a better president Oprah would be.

As a journalist I found myself screaming "yes" at my phone when she spoke out about how important the press is, how important it is to have "absolute truth that keeps us from turning a blind eye to corruption and to injustice".

So I think for Americans who are looking for that, she would be an excellent representative of it and for Americans who are looking for something different, she isn't all that different. In her speech, Oprah took the audience on a journey throughout her life, displaying that the road to her success was chock full of obstacles, but through hard work and a supportive network, she was able to rise-above the odds. "And now I'm thinking, 'Oh!"

"Right now, Oprah's about 11:1, but keep in mind when Donald Trump ran he was 60:1 facing 16 opponents", he said. "But that would be something she would have to determine and lay out if she made a decision to run".

Winfrey is following some of the conventions adopted by career politicians, particularly the idea that some of her confidants have been urging her to run. She said: "As a movement it is pretty interesting to be involved because there isn't a leadership hierarchy, we don't know who the top dog is".

Winfrey has not yet openly commented about a presidential run. King said Winfrey wasn't expecting the explosive reaction she got after the powerful moment.

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