Americans eager for reality TV president

WASHINGTON—Having survived just one year of former reality TV star Donald Trump’s presidency—a year that has included accusations of Russian collusion, an attempt to repeal popular healthcare legislation and a tax bill that favors only the wealthiest Americans—the public is now eagerly anticipating the candidacy of talk show host Oprah Winfrey. “I mean, really, how bad could it be?” asked Brandon McArthur, 25, somehow blocking from his memory the events of the past 12 months—which have been marked by controversy, protests and “covfefe.” When asked to comment on the prospect of a Winfrey presidency, Shawna Miller, 22, said, without a hint of irony, “Donald Trump is the most unqualified president in U.S. history. Oprah 2020!” At press time, a group of millennials gathered in a Williamsburg coffee shop were debating the merits of adding Dr. Oz to the ticket.

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