Afternoon D & C Dedicated To Mumbai
Home > Diary > Oprah for President?

Oprah for President?

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

So, okay, Oprah Winfrey is the first black woman to win the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, held last Sunday, and that is huge! As in it is a huge, huge, huge achievement.

Oprah is beyond iconic. She is a life force that defies definition. Her spirit is all encompassing and her path breaking work has inspired millions to change their lives.

But to suddenly find her being touted as the next President of the United States of America is a bit disconcerting. Is America so desperate for change that they are turning to showbiz icons? Not that Oprah would be the first. Ronald Reagan blazed a trail to the White House too.

But somehow it seems that the Presidency would not sit right on Oprah. She is unconventional and outspoken. She lives from a pure place within her soul and changes tracks the minute she feels that her authenticity and integrity are being compromised. Politics demands the exact opposite. It requires that you kill your soul, authenticity and integrity and do not what’s right but what is necessary to stay in power, whether it is right or wrong is immaterial — and most often it’s the latter.

That would be a terrible tragedy for someone like Oprah who is a beacon of light to the world. There can be many who can be future Presidents of the US. But only Oprah can be Oprah Winfrey. To your Diarist’s mind, being Oprah is larger than being the US President. Attagirl!

No Comments Posted
City news
Ratnagiri Police have apprehended five persons fr
400 students protest outside women’s hostel
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has
Heart To Heart
Dr. Rajan B. Bhonsle, M.D. (Bom)
Consulting Sex Therapist & Counsellor
Dr. (Mrs.) Minnu R. Bhonsle, Ph.D.
Consulting Psychotherapist & Counsellor
Select Sun sign:
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)Your work and family will vie with each other for your attention. Merry-making will seem a good idea in the evening. Your desire for name and fame will meet with success shortly, maybe even today! Ganesha showers his blessings on you.
- Advertising -
Quarterly earnings from blue-chips like Infosys a
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Monday brainsto
Foreign investors have pulled out close to Rs 26,
Read More