Truth

Oprah Winfrey was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globes on Sunday evening. She gave a rousing acceptance speech which brought the audience to its feet and has even spurred speculation of a 2020 bid for the White House. There is no disputing it was a moving, eloquently delivered speech. She had me captivated until about halfway through when I became irritated. She started pandering to the press and forayed into the land of relativism.

“I want to say that I value the press more than ever before as we try to navigate these complicated times, which brings me to this: what I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” (Emphasis mine) read more