‘She’s Running’: Twitter Blown Away by Oprah’s Electrifying Golden Globes Speech


Oprah Winfrey, accepting the Cecil B. de Mille Award “for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment” at the Golden Globes, delivered a powerful speech rejecting harassment that brought the room to tears and sounded awfully…presidential.

Oprah is often teased for her supposed presidential ambitions, and has returned the favor on more than one occasion — she even recently responded to a John Podhoretz article calling her Democrat’s best hope for 2020 thanking the columnist for his “VOTE of confidence!”

So in light of her electrifying speech at the Golden Globes, Twitter was all abuzz about the potential of Oprah 2020.

Some have even began speculating on running mates:

And she’s even locking down swing voters:

Of course, you can’t run as a Democrat without a coveted endorsement from Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod:

And if that weren’t enough to get the speculative juices running, NBC sent out a tweet BEFORE Oprah’s speech:

Watch the speech here.

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