Talk show host and TV tycoon Oprah Winfrey gave a powerful speech on sexual harassment at the Golden Globe awards. Immediately, social media was abuzz with calls for “Oprah for President!” Now Democrats across the country are reportedly excited at the prospect of Oprah being their candidate.
Here we see again the impact of Donald Trump, who is influencing even his most bitter opponents.
Democrats - Election - Television - Celebrity - Experience
Democrats had been decrying the election of a television celebrity with absolutely no experience in government or as an elected official and totally without any traditional qualifications. But now they are ready to counter him with an inexperienced, unqualified TV celebrity of their own!
The trend in a different kind of nominee started soon after President Trump was elected. Celebrities like Kid Rock, a kindred spirit with Trump, flirted with a run for the Michigan Senate. (Though he later said he was never serious, the rock star attracted significant popular support and at one time polls showed him leading all of Republican candidates in the primary.) Also actor and former WWF wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has said he considering running for president, though he won’t say for which party.
President - Trump - Lack - Experience - Administration
President Trump’s lack of governmental experience has caused him and his administration problems, but part of his attraction is that “he isn’t a politician.” The public, sick of the Washington...
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