The New York Times
Oprah Winfrey, who had once said she would not become involved in presidential politics but then went on to lend her celebrity to Barack Obama, has now booked Sarah Palin for an appearance on the talk show in November.
Harpo Productions, Ms. Winfrey’s company, announced that the two would meet for the first time on that stage, scheduled for Nov. 16. Of course, this must-see TV is occurring just a day before Ms. Palin’s already best-selling book, “Going Rogue,” will be landing in the stores and flying through the mail, due to so many advance sales.
Ms. Winfrey’s viewers have already begun chiming in about her choice of guests. Some were discomfited with having Ms. Winfrey, who cried at the president’s inauguration and accompanied the Obamas to Copenhagen in an unsuccessful bid to bring the Olympics to Chicago in 2016, interview Ms. Palin, who said during the campaign that Mr. Obama was “palling around with terrorists.” More…