The famed black media proprietor and TV host was thrown into the political mix on Thursday when an op-ed in the New York Post suggested she is ‘uniquely positioned, should she wish to commit herself, to seek the Democratic nomination for president and challenge Trump in 2020.’
John Podhoretz, a never-Trump advocate and former speechwriter for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, shared his essay on Twitter – and Oprah answered.
‘Thanks for your VOTE of confidence!’ she wrote back in a tweet.
Podhoretz replied: ‘Give it a shot, what, would it kill you?’