Who is the best choice for the next U.S. President. Oprah, Trump, Mitt Romney, Hillary? Who then?
This question presupposes that Barry O'bama will not be re-elected. But I believe he will be unless the opposition comes up with a blockbuster candidate like Oprah. Or maybe George Clooney. Probably not Clooney, because I don't think the citizens of the U.S. would ever vote for an actor. Would they?
Its not the president that needs to be replaced, America needs a more intelligent Voters.
Voters less prone to vote their prejudices and hate, who are more inclined to vote, for leaders who promote progressive unity.
How did Oprah get into your group of electors? The people of America voted Ronald Regan into office and he was an actor. It has happened before and could happen again. Though I've never liked Clooney... Also not too many people like Trump. Out of the people you have chosen, I think Trump has the best chance.
We didn't do too bad with a former movie actor when we had President Ronald Reagan for President. He had experience as Governor of California and world experience from all his travels. But, most of all, he loved America, and made people feel good to be American's. We had lost that a lot after the Vietnam War, but President Reagan worked hard to bring the love of Country back to the USA.
Actors like Clint Eastwood or Harrison Ford would make good choices. They have great work ethics, they understand the world, the way politics work, and they Love America! Plus, they have enough money they're not likely to be bought.
Lol and to say that the nation would vote for Oprah?
I suppose out of your options, Mitt Romney is the correct choice.
I would vote for Gary Johnson - he hasn't officially announced running yet but will do so today in New Hampshire. I agree with others that Obama will most likely be reelected as he is the incumbent - he does have the economy going against him though which is statistically the greatest factor causing incumbents not to be reelected.
Just as a side note - what America needs is to get rid of the stupid electoral college! Actually let America vote!
How about the anti-christ ,The Devel is always in the De-tails?
Or,mayne the Pope ,I hear he is the anti-Chtist?
I think Mitt Romney is going to have serious issues because of his universal healthcare. Trump has been making himself ridiculous with his birther nonsense. And I just don't see any Tea Party candidate beating Obama. They do fine when they are shouting to their masses, I just don't see many of them standing up well next to Obama. He knows how to play this game and it is going to take a very strong effort to beat him.
The best chance perhaps would be someone who focuses almost entirely on the fiscal situation. Rand Paul or Paul Ryan for instance, but I don't think anyone like that has plans of running.
Is Oprah a Republican? Even if she is, I don't see Conservatives voting for someone who is in the habit of handing out gifts to everyone in the audience.
I hope you guys noticed that my tongue was firmly placed in cheek when I joked about electing an actor. But I am not joking about Oprah. She can do anything. The woman is amazing. Did you know that a few years ago she ran the Marine Marathon in about 4 hours 30 minutes? We're talking 26 miles. How many people can't even walk that many? I was a runner up until aged 60 when cancer stopped me...I would have been proud to run as fast as Oprah. Keep in mind if Oprah is our President and we run short of funds, she can just pull a few hundred million out of her petty cash. Her GNP is greater than probably half of the national economies on the planet.
When she was visiting us on Cape Cod for E. M. Kennedy's funeral, she mentioned she liked the pies at Centerville Pie Company. It went from a two person operation to a multi-million dollar empire in less than a year thanks to the endorsement of the BIG O (Big O is big and getting even bigger these days).
Ronald Reagan was Governor of CA as pointed out, but he was active in Hollywood politics before that - as President of the Screen Actors Guild.
Trump should take the spot. He is a great businessman and could really help to create jobs and turn the country around.
I don't think serious contenders like Oprah or George Clooney would run against President O'bama considering their political views are similar to his. Maybe in 2016 we could see an exploratory committee by either or any number of other highly intelligent and qualified candidates.
As if the Republican / Tea Party needed any more problems trying to get on common ground (Which will never happen) with the vast majority of American's, Mr. Ryan pops up from obscureland with some kind of "Doctrine to Pillage 99% of Americans". An unbelievably radical attempt once again to ream the working class & senior citizens by capping medical benefits via medicare??? Americans worked hard all their life to receive this security during retirement...And to add insult to injury, the very same "Doctrine" reduces corporate taxes and tariffs collected from multi millionaires by $1 Trillion Big Ones. When you think about it, the audacity by the Repubs is really beyond belief.
I guess the only additional support he garnered by floating that idea which morphed rapidly into a metaphoric torpedo headed right smack dab toward the hull of a sinking boat christened "The Republican / Tea Party" was from the 5 uncommitted Billionaires still sitting on the fence. However, in the process, Mr Ryan et al (Republican / Tea Party) just alienated any and all fickle Middle & Upper Middle class support that might have been leaning in their general direction. Does the GOP even own a TV Monitor? And if so, are they not witness to the huge backlash by Labor Unions who are in the process of recalling the Republican Governor in Wisconsin for once again, trying to strip away hard working American's right to bargain & protect themselves from corporate supression. Obviously not...
Vote for Sarah Palin: the world is supposed to end anyway.....
We need to drop the 2-party "Winner take all rule" in the electoral college and then get different results.
There are many ways to count the votes - our current system sucks and that's why we all get stuck with Dumb & Dumber.
none of them i have not any interest in politic .............lol.....
Without a doubt, Dennis Kucinich, and Ron Paul would be the best team we have seen since Kennedy. Power back to the people, end the federal reserve
I think you are the best choice. I'll punch your name on the ticket if you will run.
Simple answer. The one with the least money......And you don't think the citizens of the U.S. would vote for an actor? Um, Ronald Reagan? Great president btw.
I am not from USA but if an actor becomes US President it will be the worst period in US history.
hmmm... either Hillary or Oprah - both have character traits and qualities I would want in a president and i think it's time for a change!
I'd vote for Hillary... I would consider voting Obama again - the next few months will determine that.
haha, obama will definitely win, but if he doesn't Oprah is a very strong candidate, lol
Of course they would vote for an actor! Ronald Reagan was an actor. He even reminded people of his acting credits by telling people to go out and 'Win one for the Gipper'... George Clooney would probably not be the right choice though. I think he's happy living in Italy... As for Oprah, she is probably Obama's biggest supporter so why would she run against him? Clinton isn't switching sides, plus she's got a descent job in the Obama administration. So that leaves two suggestions left... Trump and Romney.
I'll start with Trump because that just hilarious. First of all, this guy is a businessman and not a very good one at that. Most people don't know that he's filed for bankruptcy numerous times and at one point was $3.5 billion in debt... What a businessman! All that aside, you can't run government like a business, sorry! This may seem like crazy talk but the government isn't in business to make money!
That leaves Romney... Since he is the only Republican professional politician on this random list, Ill have to go with him. Ill admit, I don't no much about him but he is a handsome dude. That's enough of a reason to vote for him, right?
How about a candidate with convictions based on something other than political ideology, such as ethics. How about a candidate with a morale center not changed or manipulated by the media or popularity polls. Ideology alone is only as good or bad as the underlying belief system. Belief systems constructed on the premise that there is no greater good than what mankind devises to serve him or herself is doomed to failure. How about a candidate who does not think that everybody elses money belongs to them. I don't know about anyone else, but if I conducted myself at work as Washington and our elected leaders have conducted themselves, I would have been fired immediately and likely arrested. It amazes me that politicians and Washington can bring the country to the edge of complete destruction on almost every front from education to immigration to the economy and then act as if they are not at fault. And what's worse, the American people turn around and look for ways of re-electing the same people who have led the country to the edge of an abyss. Remember that one definition of insanity is continuing to do what has not worked, thinking it will. Americans are not even demanding honesty from Washington. How about demanding that Congress pass a law that requires them to tell the truth! If it can be proven that they intentionally misrepresented facts, they would be censured at minimum and prosecuted criminally at worst. If voters are not getting the truth from candidates or elected leaders, then we really do not live in a free nation.
Romney is probably the best qualified but will overshadowed by more outspoken candidates.
Of course people will vote for Clooney, they voted before for Regan! I myself would recommend Donald Duck! Goood choice!
Whoever would be best seated in the interest of the nation. I'm from Canada, so I don't follow American politics too much. Because of the current bad economic situation. I believe, it's important to protect the country from terrorists. We have to avoid another terrorism assault on our free continent.
I suggest we forge a couple of documents and elect Ricky Gervais.
Hillary would be my choice.
I like her. Besides, I think it would be great to have a woman as president, don't you think?
Your list sounds like the nominations for high school prom queen...a popularity contest. That's the problem, for too many Americans that is exactly what the election amounts to in the end. Personally, I think the Republicans are missing the boat if Mike Huckabee does not run and secure the nomination of the party. Huckabee has the experience, the smarts, the leadership, and other skills necessary to do the job in a manner that will benefit all Americans in terms of outcome. None of the others even come close...Mitt Romney took his name off then list when he put his state under socialized medicine and then further ruined his credibility by saying that he would give any state a pass on nationalized healthcare if they requested it...which way is it, Mitt? I seriously doubt that Huckabee is going to run...not because he believes he cannot win but because he has had enough of the politics of the Republican Party in the prior elections and has no need to prove anything to anyone. WB
Bill gates...he's a great business man, and a philanthripist.
Donald Trump all the way! Your country needs to be run more like a business and we all know DT ca do that!
Whoever knows how to keep American money in America, can fix the job situation, get us out of debt and improve the living conditions of so many people in need of serious help!
Oprah doesn't need to become President, she already rules everything, but she would be my first choice.
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