Weatherman Roker Thunders at Oprah Critics: 'Boo on You, Shut Up' [Video]
At the "Today" show, it's not enough anymore to be subjected to the liberal preaching of Vieira, Lauer and Curry. Now weatherman Al Roker wants to harangue us, too. Roker had been off for a few days, and this morning we found out why:
"We were in South Africa at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy. Life changing. Good for her. She's done such an amazing job." Wonderful. Good. Glad to hear it. But Al didn't stop there.
"And to the people who are castigating her: boo on you. If you've done as much as she's done, very nice. But if you didn't: shut up."
View video here.
My goodness. You'd think Oprah was a horribly maligned and vilified figure; an object of pity. Last time I looked she was one of the most adored, popular, influential people in America. Oh, and a billionaire to boot. But Al would place her off limits for criticism unless we're a walking combination of Mother Teresa and the Gates Foundation?
Note: the criticism has apparently focused on three areas: the school's lavishness, its location in South Africa rather than the US, and its exclusion of boys. More here.
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