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Obama Nearly Loses To A Con And “No Preference”

Obama Nearly Loses To A Con And “No Preference”

 

Although last night’s primaries had some exciting moments, one thing that really wasn’t exciting was the Democratic race for president. However, it was a little more interesting than it probably should have been.

For the most part, President Barack Obama is running unopposed in most states, as incumbents generally do. But you do get your random protest candidates — Randall Terry with his bloody fetus videos being one example.

Last night, Obama was up against Keith Judd in the state of West Virginia.

Keith Judd is a federal prisoner.

Political Wire reports that “Keith Judd, a federal inmate serving time for making threats at the University of Mexico, won 41% of the vote in West Virginia’s Democratic presidential primary.”

Things were nearly as bad in North Carolina, where 20 percent of voters in the Democratic primary voted “no preference” rather than voting for Obama.

The votes for Judd, as well as the “no preference,” show an obvious protest vote is occurring in these states. But what are they protesting? According to Buzzfeed, Judd’s showing means unhappiness with being forced to vote for a non-white presidential candidate. “The votes appear to be votes against President Obama rather than for Judd. The state was one of the few states in which John McCain fared better against Barack Obama than George Bush did in 2004. Democrats in the state attributed Obama’s problems to his race, and sought to counter that with an unusually blunt campaign message in October, seeking unsuccessfully to convince white Democrats to vote for the African-American candidate. Primary exit polls found that 20% of white voters in West Virginia cited race as a factor in their overwhelming support for Hillary Clinton, the most in any state.”

As for North Carolina, with so many Democrats coming out in order to vote against banning gay marriage, and the president at that time still not publicly supporting gay couples’ rights to marry, is it any wonder so many would choose to vote for no one at all out of protest?

 

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1:41PM PDT on Sep 1, 2012

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12:11PM PDT on May 11, 2012

We need a president who is truely for our country and I think Obama is out to destroy it. (My opinion, you can post yours).
I would rather vote for anyone at all other than him. We need a change if we are to survive and keep our freedom.

11:51AM PDT on May 11, 2012

Considering what proportion of these two states' populations are inbred, I'm not surprised.

After living in several Southern state over a 22 yr. span of time, it still boggles my mind and cracks me up every time I hear about the "New" South and how the race problems have all been solved and everyone's happy.

Believe me, nothing could be farther than the truth.
And they WILL tell you they're anti-Obama for other reasons, but that's just to make themselves feel or look better. They're still all a lousy, knuckle-dragging bunch of redneck Bigots.

There are a FEW who have been able to overcome their heritage & DNA and actually Evolve, but like said, very few. And I wish for my perception of the facts to not include them here.

11:40AM PDT on May 11, 2012

I think most people are going crazy and don't understand anything going on.

11:29PM PDT on May 10, 2012

This is all bullcrap, and orchestrated by Herr karl rove's lying swiftboat henchmen SHAM AND FARCE. Like hiring O'Keefe to lie about ACORN. They are despicable!! If Obama was a republican, they would be etching his face on Mount Rushmore! JEALOUS LIARS.
VOTE FOR OBAMA IF YOU WANT TO SAVE AMERICA AND HER PEOPLE FROM NAZI GERMANY.

7:26PM PDT on May 10, 2012

I think this is a statement about the poor job done by this president and his administration from Holder, the crook, in DOJ to Napolitino who is a complete idiot running the Dept of Homeland Security. And then there are the Czars who are unaccountable to anyone but the President; not approved by Congress and running loose and costing hundreds of millions of dollars. It's time for this absurdity to end. It was a nice try but it clearly is not working.

5:08PM PDT on May 10, 2012

Sandy E. I love my freedom! And equally, I love my wife's freedom - which is a big part of why i WILL vote for Obama this fall.

P{lease tell us all what freedoms we will lose if we re-elect the current president?

4:36PM PDT on May 10, 2012

In the last couple of weeks, there was a Democratic paper and video about the president and when he has done in office this last few years.
If you want to be informed, I would suggest you Google it and read it. GB did not do well in comparison. And again I would say, that those that condemn this president, see if they could have done better in this, time with this government, and world politics. The last 4 presidents help set up what we are going through now. Not all of them did just wrongs to the citizens for big business. They did some things for the citizens...not enough but it was advertized better.
Ask a lot of good questions.....and Vote.

4:29PM PDT on May 10, 2012

Made my day! can't wait for November

4:20PM PDT on May 10, 2012

In the last couple of weeks, there was a Democratic paper and video about the president and when he has done in office this last few years.
If you want to be informed, I would suggest you Google it and read it. GB did not do well in comparison. And again I would say, that those that condemn this president, see if they could have done better in this, time with this government, and world politics. The last 4 presidents help set up what we are going through now. Not all of them did just wrongs to the citizens for big business. They did some things for the citizens...not enough but it was advertized better.
Ask a lot of good questions.....and Vote.

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