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Editorial: Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech not grounds for presidency

Oprah Winfrey stands backstage at the 75th Annual Golden Globes on Sunday. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 10, 2018

A touching personal narrative and optimistic view of the future, both surging with classic American ideals — this was the blueprint of Oprah Winfrey’s much-applauded speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night. And according to Matt Bennett of USA Today, these are also the elements of presidential speech. Despite Winfrey’s repeated statements denying her interest in running for any public office, her...

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