View Single Post
  #388  
Old 01-08-18, 04:48 PM
boiler boiler is offline
All Ohio
 
Join Date: 12-06-08
Location: In the basement
Posts: 865
boiler is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by winbypin View Post
Why would the DNC want Oprah to run? Three words.....The Black Vote.

The black vote was the highest ever for Obama in his two elections. Dropped off pretty hard for Hillary. They know they can't win the white house without the black vote and Oprah probably seems like a sure bet to get the black vote turnout close to Obama's numbers.

Plus she has experience giving away stuff for free on her show. She checks all the boxes.
IMO...I don't think the DNC would go all in on Oprah. Like the RNC, they are party loyalists. They will have their "political candidate/s". Unfortunately for them, there aren't many that stand out. They were propping up an African American lawyer Kamala Harris recently.
Reply With Quote