ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Fire and Fury's Trump and Oprah for President

Updated on January 8, 2018

If you watch CNN, you would think that Fire and Fury, a book from an author who was inside Trump's Whitehouse, was the only news.

Fire and Fury basically states that nearly all of Trump's outer and inner circle and even those on the fringe consider Trump as non-presidential and unfit for the job. Whether this is factual or not, it is based on hearsay, private conversations that are off and on the record. It is really a subjective topic to discuss. What is unfit? What is unfit for one person, is not, for the next. What is Trump's mental health? His mental health is as good as anyone's who has never been in public office, yet, been very successful in business- it is overwhelming. If you call him unfit simply because you are against everything he stands for, or his tweets and personality, that proves nothing. True, he does love himself, much like many world leaders, but that does not make him unfit. Trump was unprepared for the office, no doubt, his learning curve remains steep. He cannot act like he did in the private business world. When he does, the media slams him hard because no other President has been like this and improper. His fake news claims and his alternate facts are of concern, but does this mean he is unfit? All that has happened is a constant chaos in the government.

Trump has tried to stop the sale of Fire and Fury. The net result is that more books have been sold, reaching more people. What has worked for Trump while in private business has not worked for him as President of the United States. Some lessons are hard to accept.

Oprah for President

Even though the 2020 Presidential elections are years away, who will run? The most recent Democratic candidates hinting is Oprah Winfrey, TV icon. This could be an interesting thing- a Hillary Clinton (President) and Oprah (VP) ticket. Surely, this would galvanize many different groups. Like Trump, Oprah would face the scrutiny as Trump did for a total lack of experience in government. Why would she be better? But were she linked with Clinton, that glass ceiling could burst! Of course, the other ticket could be Joe Biden (former VP with Obama) for President and Oprah or Hillary, as VP.

America seems to be going down the "end of empire" road that others have done. It is rather a slow death. We are electing inexperienced people to lead a nation because of their popularity or star status. There is a large dose of narcism in the society. America's presence across the oceans is diminished because we are more interested in ourselves. This allows other more nefarious nations to gain the upper hand. The election of Trump (and others in the future) clearly show this.

Oprah for President?
Oprah for President?

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      bradmasterOCcal 

      8 months ago from Orange County California

      HRC is politically dead. Oprah Winfrey, are you really buying into that cookie?

      It looks more like Biden will give it a go.

      Maybe even Biden Sanders?

      Anyone that would read Fire and Fury is being played.

      Do they give you a free copy of the Russian Dossier with each copy?

      When you say end of the road, it is a good thing because the last one hundred years have been run by professional and experienced long term politicians. And look what they did to the country. One hundred years of almost continual war. None of them were we the winners.

      They have caused the decline of the US since the 70s and took down the economy in 2008, and barely kept it afloat for the last 8 years. The US products moved overseas, and our exports pale in comparison to our imports.

      Terrorism has flourished in the world, and in 1993 Terrorism attacked us in NYC. And then again in 2001. Where was the Trillion dollar Military, and US Intelligence agencies that allowed 19 terrorists to successfully attack us in our own country? Not a single defense was active that day.

      So a new road for America should be welcomed as president Trump starts it.

      How could he do any worse than your professional politicians did in the last one hundred years?

    • Coffeequeeen profile image

      Louise Powles 

      8 months ago from Norfolk, England

      I would imagine everyone wants to read this book now it's had so much publicity. I reckon Oprah would make a great President!

    • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

      Wesman Todd Shaw 

      8 months ago from Kaufman, Texas

      Well you say 'end of empire,' but your only idea as to why this is so is the thing about persons who'd not been in government, running for government. In the case of Trump, his first year has been extremely successful. So in other words, I think the end of empire thing needs more fleshing out.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)