(Daily Beast) -- Oprah Winfrey, as she is wont to do, just gave the most galvanizing, inspiring, and possibly life-saving speech in awards show history. (And, as she has been wont to do lately, just set off a powder keg of speculation about a potential presidential run.)
We had joked on Twitter that the speech was so emotional, a gale force of truth-to-power, that we’d need a week to recover from it. But the truth is that it was packed with such rousing, fist-raising immediacy that the only possible recourse is to take her words as marching orders and leap into action now.
“I want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon!” Winfrey bellowed over a Golden Globe Awards audience that was on its feet in ovation, hollering in support for a solid minute as the cultural icon spoke.
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