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Michael Hiltzik: Will President Oprah bring her quacks with her to the White House?

Oprah Winfrey's heartfelt, uplifting speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday inspired the most natural response imaginable in our crippled political world: She should run for president.

The most common sentiment resembled this tweet from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco): "Run, Oprah, run! An army of women would fight for you."

There were a few naysayers, including The Times Editorial Board, which asked of the idea of nominating a television celebrity for the highest office of the land: "Have we learned nothing?" The editorialists asked, "What is there to suggest that she is any better prepared than Trump was to work productively with Congress or tackle international trade negotiations, the

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