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Would You Rather Be a Talk Show Host or a Politician?

It's hard to pass judgment on a career you haven't had, but forget education, relevant experience, and interview contacts for a second. Which career do you think is cooler?

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Kimpossible Kimpossible 7 years
lol cheeky. Yep I love Ellen and Bonnie both, I'd love to hang out with them.
cheekyredhead cheekyredhead 7 years
Kim.....I want to dance with Ellen on her show! Bonnie Hunt cracks me up...I'd rather go shopping with her. I have to say I always felt Oprah held a higher standard but over the past 5 years I have seen the content slide. When she started having Dr Phil on---it was the beginning of me not watching her show. I think I'd rather have a root canal than watch any program with Dr Phil on it....and from his latest stats---his days are numbered.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 7 years
I chose talk show host but more like Ellen or Bonnie Hunt. I wouldn't want to be Oprah at all. And I'd never make it in the political world, I'm too "middle of the road".
amybdk amybdk 7 years
freaking NEITHER!
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I'd be a talk show host only because I'm fascinated by people and their stories and I'd love to be paid to interview people like that. I think Oprah's got a really great job; she basically gets paid to do what she likes doing anyway.
snarkypants snarkypants 7 years
true, but i wouldn't exactly call oprah unselfish either
cheekyredhead cheekyredhead 7 years
I tend to look as Oprah as an example that everyone can obtain the American Dream if they work hard enough. I see Hillary as an example that the American Dream can be bought, paid for, and ultimately become a weight around your neck. While both of your examples are two individuals who have had tremendous impacts on people's lives...Oprah's have been mostly unselfish but Hillary's have been a means to her own goal. I am neither of these two individual's cheerleaders, but I'd love to think I'd choose the unselfish impacts over niceties towards a personal goal...but human nature usually takes the easier path. The means to a goal. Humanity needs more who choose the unselfish impact.
snarkypants snarkypants 7 years
what doogirl said. :)
doogirl doogirl 7 years
I chose politician because of the two examples you had posted for the jobs. I'd much rather be a Hillary Clinton than Oprah Winfrey! And even though politicians are mostly evil, I think good ones can actually get stuff done! Talk show hosts sit on their rear ends and talk and suggest weird books to read. But I love Hillary and hate Oprah.
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