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Would you vote for Oprah?

Old 01-09-18, 10:37 PM
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Would you vote for Oprah?

If she was running for president would you vote for Oprah Winfrey? I wonder if people will vote for her more if she was running against Trump.
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Re: Would you vote for Oprah?

I'd be sorely tempted to write-in Hunter Thompson again if it came to that point.
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Sure. Couldn’t be worse than Trump.
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Old 01-09-18, 10:59 PM
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Re: Would you vote for Oprah?

If she were running as a Democrat against Trump, yes. Outside of that, no.
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A TV celebrity with no political experience? What could go wrong?
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If she were running as a Democrat against Trump, yes. Outside of that, no.
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Re: Would you vote for Oprah?

I have no particular interest in voting for her. If she runs, I'll see how she does in the debates and on the campaign trail. I expect I'd vote for someone else, but I'll give her a chance.

If it comes down to Oprah vs. Trump, I'd vote for Oprah in a heartbeat.
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Re: Would you vote for Oprah?

I would resist her candidacy in favor of someone who had government/foreign policy experience, but if it came down to Trump v. Oprah, I'd vote Oprah. If it came down to Trump v. The Rock, I would vote for The Rock. If it came down to Trump v. a rock, I would vote for the rock.
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Bandoman wins thread. I'd vote for an abnormally large ball of lint over Trump.
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I would resist her candidacy in favor of someone who had government/foreign policy experience, but if it came down to Trump v. Oprah, I'd vote Oprah. If it came down to Trump v. The Rock, I would vote for The Rock. If it came down to Trump v. a rock, I would vote for the rock.
Pretty much my thoughts exactly. I probably would have before 2016; now I don't think I could ever vote for an "outsider", regardless of their stance on views.
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Bandoman wins thread. I'd vote for an abnormally large ball of lint over Trump.
Jeb wouldn’t make it through the primaries again.
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Given the choice between Trump and a national lottery to randomly select the next President from all those who meet the legal criteria, I would take the national lottery. There is no one the Dems can put up who would cause me to vote for Trump and they'd have to nominate a truly vile piece of shit to push me to a third party in 2020. I doubt I would vote for Oprah in the primary, but if she was the Dem nominee, I wouldn't bat an eye at supporting her.
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Re: Would you vote for Oprah?

I highly doubt that there wouldn't be a better qualified Democrat running against her to take her out.

That said, despite not being much of an Oprah fan, she's a better option than Trump being re-elected.
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I highly doubt that there wouldn't be a better qualified Democrat running against her to take her out.

That said, despite not being much of an Oprah fan, she's a better option than Trump being re-elected.
If 2016 has taught us anything it's that qualifications clearly mean jack shit as it pertains to popularity and getting votes.
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Re: Would you vote for Oprah?

I would have a difficult time voting for Ms. Winfrey, even if she were the Democratic Party nominee running against President Trump. Put another way:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Just once, I would love to hear, “What a great speech! She should run for state legislature!” <a href="https://t.co/zNQWp4yDiy">https://t.co/zNQWp4yDiy</a></p>&mdash; Seth Masket (@smotus) <a href="https://twitter.com/smotus/status/951075676928458752?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 10, 2018</a></blockquote>
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If 2016 has taught us anything it's that qualifications clearly mean jack shit as it pertains to popularity and getting votes.
I'm expecting the primaries to prove you wrong. At least on the DEM side. Trump's bigoted base would probably vote for somebody like Trump again as long as HE (can't be a she) promised to #MAGA.

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Re: Would you vote for Oprah?

I think she’d be the third worst choice in American history. But if it was between her and Trump, of course I’d vote for her.
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I expecting the primaries to prove you wrong. At least on the DEM side. Trump's bigoted base would probably vote for somebody like Trump again as long as he (can't be a she) promised to #MAGA.
I truly hope I am proven wrong in this case.
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I would resist her candidacy in favor of someone who had government/foreign policy experience, but if it came down to Trump v. Oprah, I'd vote Oprah. If it came down to Trump v. The Rock, I would vote for The Rock. If it came down to Trump v. a rock, I would vote for the rock.
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A black, female President would cause the heads of many to explode.
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A black, female President would cause the heads of many to explode.
At least 3 in this forum.
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A black, female President would cause the heads of many to explode.
Especially since she's neither a Christian or American.
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Jeb wouldn’t make it through the primaries again.
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I would have a difficult time voting for Ms. Winfrey, even if she were the Democratic Party nominee running against President Trump. Put another way:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Just once, I would love to hear, “What a great speech! She should run for state legislature!” <a href="https://t.co/zNQWp4yDiy">https://t.co/zNQWp4yDiy</a></p>&mdash; Seth Masket (@smotus) <a href="https://twitter.com/smotus/status/951075676928458752?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 10, 2018</a></blockquote>
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