Oprah Winfrey Draws Criticism for Saying Trump’s Meeting With Obama Gave Her Hope
The media mogul supported Hillary Clinton throughout the election, and she felt the shock that many felt when the former secretary of state was surprisingly defeated by the mogul this week. Nonetheless, Winfrey took notice of Trump’s meeting with President Obama this week, and she said that it “gave [her] hope” to see the two of them play nice with each other.
Unfortunately, Winfrey faced immediate backlash from Trump’s most ardent critics, who argue that there is no reason to be hopeful about the situation:
Oprah is wrong. A photo op is not reality. https://t.co/QBSFP90TJE
— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) November 12, 2016
My first time seeing this.
I'm stumped honestly. Want to assume she means something deep that doesn't come through well on Twitter. https://t.co/eNUM2MxCcz
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) November 12, 2016
I… but… no… https://t.co/hBXaYROQwm
— W. Kamau Bell (@wkamaubell) November 12, 2016
It sure is a mystery why Oprah is forgiving our income-ing President.
— Jensen Karp (@JensenClan88) November 12, 2016
I don't need @Oprah telling me I can take a deep breath when this new administration supports cutting my job and firing me for who I date.
— Casey (@pari_passu) November 12, 2016
— S. Maxx Mahaffey (@smaxxmahaffey) November 11, 2016
— Professor Fleming (@alwaystheself) November 12, 2016
Oprah what the fuck? This is not one of my favorite things. https://t.co/yfGmR2NFLf
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) November 12, 2016
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