During her season premiere, Oprah Winfrey decided to take reality television and living the life to the next level by encouraging people and basically being the positive role model she's attempted to be for the past few years. What did she do?
Well, she gave away 276 new Pontiac G6's to every member of her studio audience. Wow. Suddenly, Oprah's Favorite Things seems paltry by comparison.
While Miss Winfrey's Christian upbringing clashes every so often with her humanist desire to be that influential and positive role model, sometimes in the process voicing opinions on issues and concerns that would be better dealt with if she were to consult God's Word more deeply, there is no doubt in my mind that she is making leaps and bounds in making this world a better place (and not just through giving cars away, mind you). In a time and era when the Bushes and Kerrys mudsling and hedge on political Molotov cocktails, hers is a refreshing breath of fresh air that gives me faith in human nature and man's innate desire to want to improve his fellow man's lot.
Go on blessin', Miss Winfrey.