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Oprah Refuses To Answer Barbara Walters On Whether Sarah Palin Is Qualified To Be President

Oprah, Barbara WaltersIn her recent hour-long interview with Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey revealed that she’s still one of President Obama‘s number one fans. “I think it’s unfortunate when you have a nation of people who don’t want to support the president of the United States,” she said, adding that she doesn’t think Americans realize how much worse the recession could have been if not for Obama’s actions. Oprah was a lot less open, however, when it came to expressing her opinion of another polarizing political figure: Sarah Palin.

When Walters asked her subject how she’d feel if Palin decided to run for president in 2012, Oprah gave a cagey answer: “I wouldn’t feel anything. Obviously that would be her choice.” Walters pushed a bit, asking point-blank, “But do you think that Sarah Palin is qualified to be president?”

All she got was another nonanswer: “”I’m not going to answer that question. That’s good, Barbara but I’m not going to answer.”

“I tried,” replied Walters, noting that Oprah did “sort of answer.” See the moment in the clip below, from ABC.

[h/t Huffington Post]

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