"Oprah for President" Became a Trend After the Golden Globes, and Here Are 23 of the Best Reactions to It
In case you didn't hear, Oprah gave a speech last night at the Golden Globes and people were SO INSPIRED there are now legit calls for her to run for President. This is how desperate we are for leadership and hope. I mean, I love Oprah, but... can we learn from our mistakes? Besides, Oprah is already living her BEST LIFE! Well, people on Twitter has a lot of THOUGHTS on the matter. Here's a look at some of our faves!
Why would anyone living Oprah’s life want to run for President?
— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) January 8, 2018
[the year 2021]
SECRETARY OF STATE MARTHA STEWART: the Russians have invaded Europe and the Chinese have launched an offensive on the Korean Peninsula
PRESIDENT OPRAH: I have no choice. God forgive me. *points to map* YOU GET A BOMB AND YOU GET A BOMB AND YOU GET A BOMB AND YOU G
— Bucky Isotope (@BuckyIsotope) January 8, 2018
The problem with a President Oprah is a Vice President Dr. Phil and a Surgeon General Dr. Oz.
— Jenny Johnson (@JennyJohnsonHi5) January 8, 2018
*People joke Oprah should be President*
I MUST WRITE A SERIOUS ESSAY ON WHY OPRAH CANNOT BE PRESIDENT!
*People call Beyonce a Queen*
I MUST WRITE A SERIOUS ESSAY ON THE TROUBLES OF RE-ESTABLISHING A MONARCHY!
— Mike Drucker (@MikeDrucker) January 8, 2018
yall want oprah to be president without realizing that also means you want oprah calling in drone strikes
— Desus Nice (@desusnice) January 8, 2018
When Oprah is speaking at the Golden Globes and your goals shift to VP... pic.twitter.com/3ghEVMmCwF
— Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) January 8, 2018
Oprah is an actual stable genius.
— Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) January 8, 2018
mom: i went to bed early, was Oprah's speech as good as everyone said?
mom: I love Oprah, you know she'd make a good president
me: *silently screams yaaass*
— Ned Fulmer (@nedfulmer) January 8, 2018
Let’s not be irrational and start demanding Oprah be the next president. Let’s learn from our mistakes and elect Grace Jones.
— Solomon Georgio (@solomongeorgio) January 8, 2018
2015: lol, Republicans nominated a reality TV star, are they insane?
2019: Oprah Just Announced Her Pick for Vice President Is All 5 Kids from ‘Stranger Things’ and We Are HERE for It
— Jason O. Gilbert (@gilbertjasono) January 8, 2018
President Oprah in 2020:
“YOU get free healthcare & YOU get free healthcare & YOU get free healthcare & YOU...” pic.twitter.com/DnXkAxYF1Z
— Denlesks (@Denlesks) January 8, 2018
Trump supporters: Oprah isn’t qualified to be the president.
Also Trump supporters: We support President Trump.
— OhNoSheTwitnt (@OhNoSheTwitnt) January 8, 2018
Um hi I passed out after the Oprah speech from the sheer glory of it and just came to. Is she the president now? JUST SAY YES I NEED THE ANSWER TO BE YES.
— Leslie Grossman (@MissLeslieG) January 8, 2018
oprah’s speech ruled and also i would like a president with some governing experience
— Ashley Feinberg (@ashleyfeinberg) January 8, 2018
I mean, yeah, Oprah for President, let's make this happen. Oprah 2020. President Winfrey. O(prah) Say Can You See. It's a Win/Win(frey).
— Thomas Sanders (@ThomasSanders) January 8, 2018
Trump Supporters: “OPRAH CANT RUN FOR PRESIDENT! SHE’S NOT QUALIFIED!”
“But didn’t y’all vote for Donald Tr-“
Trump Supporters: pic.twitter.com/vpiGYIKoxo
— X (@XLNB) January 8, 2018
Me: Well, if 2017 taught us anything, it's just how much a working knowledge of legislation, policy and how government works matters in picking a president...
(sees "Oprah for President" trending)
Me: I stand corrected.
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) January 8, 2018
I'll only vote for Oprah as president if she names Frances McDormand as White House spokesperson #GoldenGlobes
— Matt Oswalt (@MattOswaltVA) January 8, 2018
Me: I hate Oprah, she’s so pretentious and self serving.
Me 5 seconds into her Golden Globes speech: OPRAH FOR PRESIDENT
— Sarah (@thetigersez) January 8, 2018
— Eric Freitas (@Freitas_Eric) January 8, 2018
Politics is now picking a billionaire and pledging fealty. Feudalism is back, baby, and it’s better than ever
— Patrick Monahan (@pattymo) January 8, 2018
Oprah basically built an accidental cult just by always being there for people when they were home on sick days
— Baby New Year’s Full Diaper (@MarkAgee) January 8, 2018
— Marc (@MarcSnetiker) January 8, 2018