Originally Posted by adamcz
I can't link to a tv show, but some guest on her show said something like "Oprah I want you to run for president," and she said "Take whatever energy you would put behind me, and place it behind Barack Obama." I don't want to try and keep quoting for the risk of putting my words in her mouth, but she was extremely clear about wanting him in the office. You'll see.
That was before he was running. Not now. Can you imagine what happens to her audience if he ends up in some scandal and she was a huge voice in his campaign? No way. He will be a viable candidate in '12 (if the Dems lose in '08), or in '16 (if the Dems take back the White House in '08).