Ellen DeGeneres For President?!

Posted on April 13th, 2016 at 9:45 am
Still A Rumor Ellen DeGeneres For PresidentEllen DeGeneres for president?! While many people may like the sounds of that, the talk show host herself insists she'd never be up for the gig! In a clip from Wednesday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the star gets candid about how she was picked in an online poll for which celeb should be our Commander in Chief. "I don’t know if you realize this but there’s a crazy Presidential race going on. Have you heard?" she opens her monologue. "On one side, we have a strong, experienced, powerful woman and on the other side we have -- wow, my mind is ... I’ve gone blank I can’t remember who is on the other side." "Anyway, I don’t talk a lot about politics on this show, but somehow this is happening, someone told me about a new poll that came out on a website called Ranker.com. There’s a ranking of 50 celebrities people think should run for President, and I have been voted number one," she says in the clip. "Thank you and not interested. That sounds like the worst job in the world to me." And her runner ups in the poll? Samuel L. Jackson and Oprah Winfrey! "And boy I don’t want to talk about who I beat, but let me tell you who I beat. Oprah is number 9," she reveals. "I know, look she doesn’t want it anyway. She’d have to move into a smaller house. Donald Trump is number 26," she continues. "Oh, now I remember who else is running for President: Bernie Sanders." "I’m honored that people think I should run for President. Portia I think would make a beautiful First Lady and I love private planes so that’s appealing to me," she jokes. "But I have no political ambition. I have a few ideas about how to make life better for people. Like, for instance, if I were to be President I would close the gender pay gap." "I would also have every gas tank on the same side of every car so you never have to guess which side it’s on," she adds. "I’d get rid of the Republican party and the Democratic party and I’d just have one giant pizza party."