Oprah is not the answer

There is not a shred of evidence to suggest that a Winfrey presidential run would be good for the country, or even the party. In short, Oprah has nothing to recommend her as a candidate, other than the fact that she would be reasonably likely to win the election.

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on the bus

"So when this guy on the bus asked me 'Do you want to sit there?' I politely declined. Nevertheless, he persisted. He kept telling me that it wouldn't be hard to get to the seat, that no one else was going to take it and that it would be a shame if if I had to stand. I continued to politely decline. But he would not let up about it."

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