Despite the Hype, Oprah Running for President Would Actually Be Terrible

resident Winfrey? President Oprah? What would we call her?

The name debacle is one of the many reasons Oprah should not be president. When she tore up the stage with a moving, inspiring speech at the Golden Globes last night, the Internet started gunning for #Oprah2020. And reportedly, she’s actually thinking about running.

But this is a bad idea for so many reasons, reasons that I will enumerate below. Oprah is far from the worst person in the world. In fact, the good she does probably outweighs the bad. But that doesn’t mean she should be in charge of our government.

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