Andrew Breitbart says Sarah Palin is above being president of the United States. From Lisa DePaulo's GQ interview with the conservative media guru:
I think the presidency is beneath her. There's more power in being Oprah Winfrey than in being Barack Obama. It would be my goal for Palin to become Oprah and be the ultimate kingmaker for twenty-odd years. Oprah anointed Barack Obama.
As a point of influence comparison, Oprah drew a 9.6 household rating when she revealed that she had a long-lost half-sister she never knew. Then-Sen. Barack Obama drew a 21.7 rating for his 30-minute campaign commercial in 2008. Probably not a fair comparison, but, to Breitbart's point about mass culture influencing politics, the two areas merge directly every four years.
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