Why Oprah Winfrey is a loathsome fiend

Charges: Winfrey’s entire life is an exercise in self-aggrandizement, from the TV show which tells us what to read and how to live to her eponymous magazine, every issue of which features her smug countenance on its cover. More than just another insufferable Hollywood egotist, Oprah is something more akin to a housewife messiah, providing false hope and faux spirituality for experience-deprived worshippers. Everything she does is strategically designed to draw more praise, more devotees, and of course more money. Recently had celebrated poet Maya Angelou on her program to promote her new poem, which Oprah read for the audience as if she wrote it herself, as she seems to actually believe.Exhibit A: Dr. Phil.Sentence: Crushed by self-commissioned 40-story platinum Oprah statue.Couldn’t have said it better myself. A raging egotist who has brainwashed millions by disguising herself as a philanthropist. Link

2006.01.24