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Oprah Hints at Presidential Run: 5 Reasons She’d Be the Best President Ever

Oprah took a stab at breaking the internet this week with a newly released interview in which she discusses the possibility of a run for president.

In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Oprah seemed to suggest that the election of Donald Trump made her realize being president wasn’t such a crazy idea after all. “I thought, ‘oh gee, I don’t have the experience… I don’t know enough. And now I’m thinking, ‘Oh! Oh,’” she told the network. Yeah, if that guy can do it, one of the richest, most powerful, and most beloved women in the world can certainly do it.

Can you imagine how fantastic an Oprah presidency would be? Forget “Make America Great Again!” and get ready to “Live Your Best Life, America!” She would be amazing:

1. Remember the way her entire studio audience would lose their shit when she gave away some crazy gift? That could be literally everyone in the country jumping up and down and screaming thanks to President Oprah: “You get a tax break! And you get a tax break! And YOU GET A TAX BREAK!!!” Nothing unites people like free shit.

2. Her favorite things list would stimulate the economy. Seriously, all this woman needs to do is announce that some company in Ohio is making the cutest cashmere sweaters for dogs or scented candles or whatever and everyone and their mother would be running out to buy 12 for Christmas.

3. National literacy would soar thanks to Oprah’s book club. We could all stand to get off Twitter for a few minutes and actually pick up a book once a while, and who better to lead by example than America’s book-reader-in-chief? I’d recommend we start with “The Handmaid’s Tale,” a novel set in a dystopian society in which women are merely birthing vessels controlled by men in all aspects of their lives— i.e. where we’ll end up if we don’t stop electing lunatics.

4. She’s a truly self-made billionaire. There were no “small loans” of millions of dollars from Oprah’s family for her. She grew up dirt poor, suffered sexual abuse, and even lost a baby at the tender of age of 14 — and she still managed to become one of the most successful people in the world. This is a woman who can handle it when shit goes down.

5. She can’t be worse than Trump. Yes, that’s an insanely low bar, but I feel utterly confident that President Oprah would not tweet from the toilet at 3 a.m, inspire white nationalists and/or Nazis, or grab any women by the pussy (or men by the balls, or whatever).

I’m so down for this I would be on board with holding the election, like, yesterday. But alas, it doesn’t look like Oprah’s quite ready to throw her hat in the ring just yet. She said a run “won’t be happening,” but if Oprah taught me anything, it’s that “you get in life what you have the courage to ask for.

So how about it … Oprah 2020?