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Oprah 2020: Should Oprah Run For President?
Oprah is unqualified to run for president of the United States.
This is no evidence which indicates that Oprah has the high degree of competence necessary in politics to create a positive impact as president.
Oprah has no substantive political experience.
In her career, Oprah has not had to think deeply about issues pertaining to public policy or national security, both of which should be crucial for a presidential candidate.
Experience holding public office (at the state or local level) or the military should be a prerequisite for the presidency. Since Oprah has neither, she should not run for president of the United States.
Oprah has contributed to the spread of pseudoscience, including giving Jenny McCarthy a platform for her very dangerous anti-vaccine views.
Oprah’s anti-science history.
Professional experience in entertainment or business should not be seen as disqualifying. What Oprah may lack in knowledge and experience with public policy, national security, and so forth, may be addressed via cabinet appointments.
Oprah meets the three eligibility requirements for the presidency as outlined in Article II of the US Constitution.
Oprah may be deemed unqualified if one uses past standards (i.e. pre-2016 election cycle) to evaluate her potential candidacy. The rules have changed.