Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: How unpopular can Obama get?

  1. #1 | Top
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    5,559
    Thanks
    318
    Thanked 505 Times in 411 Posts
    Groans
    140
    Groaned 490 Times in 401 Posts

    Default How unpopular can Obama get?

    How unpopular can Obama get? Texas INMATE gets 40 per cent of votes against President in West Virginia primary


    • Prisoner Keith Judd got 40% of vote in West Virginia to Obama's 60%
    • Inmate 11593-051 got on ballot by paying $2,500 fee and filing forms
    • Attracting 15% of vote normally qualifies candidate for a delegate to the Democratic National Convention

    Just how unpopular is President Obama in some parts of the country? Enough that a man in a Texas prison received four out of 10 votes in West Virginia's Democratic presidential primary.

    Inmate Keith Judd, 53, is serving 17 years for extortion at the Beaumont Federal Correctional Institution. He was sentenced in 1999 for making threats against the University of New Mexico and is due to be released on June 24 next year.

    With 93 per cent of precincts reporting, Obama was receiving just under 60 per cent of the vote to Judd's 40 per cent.



    Popular prisoner: Inmate Keith Judd

    For some West Virginia Democrats, simply running against Obama is enough to get Judd - or Inmate Number 11593-051 - votes.
    'I voted against Obama,' said Ronnie Brown, a 43-year-old electrician from Cross Lanes who called himself a conservative Democrat.

    'I don't like him. He didn't carry the state before and I'm not going to let him carry it again.' When asked which presidential candidate he voted for, Brown said: 'That guy out of Texas.'

    Judd was able to get on the state ballot by paying a $2,500 fee and filing a form known as a notarized certification of announcement, said Jake Glance, a spokesman for the Secretary of State's office.

    According to the Charleston Gazette, Judd circulated his political standpoints to local media. These include opposing national health care reform on the grounds that it violates the 10th Amendment.

    He also cites the U.S. Constitution, saying that incarcerated felons should not be disqualified from voting.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...a-primary.html




    Tough choice for the West Virginia democratic voters...
    Vote for the criminal in the penitentiary or the criminal in the White House.





  2. #2 | Top
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    18,402
    Thanks
    20,944
    Thanked 6,095 Times in 4,587 Posts
    Groans
    23,314
    Groaned 4,419 Times in 3,967 Posts

    Default

    Probably low enough to where Romney doesn't get blown out. Romney is the Cleveland browns of politics.
    And through timeless words and priceless pictures
    Well fly like birds not of this earth

  3. #3 | Top
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    20,833
    Thanks
    411
    Thanked 5,305 Times in 3,289 Posts
    Groans
    0
    Groaned 349 Times in 332 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by The Dude View Post
    Probably low enough to where Romney doesn't get blown out. Romney is the Cleveland browns of politics.

    Along those lines, Rmoney only received 2600 more votes than the incarcerated felon.

  4. #4 | Top
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    29,743
    Thanks
    1,041
    Thanked 3,617 Times in 2,816 Posts
    Groans
    1,008
    Groaned 1,328 Times in 1,225 Posts

    Default

    democrats should be deliriously ecstatic over this coming presidential election. they have two great liberal choices.
    Resistance to sudden violence, for the preservation not only of my person, my limbs, and life, but of my property, is an indisputable right of nature which I have never surrendered to the public by the compact of society, and which perhaps, I could not surrender if I would. — JOHN ADAMS

Similar Threads

  1. Conservative spending cuts unpopular
    By Guns Guns Guns in forum Current Events Forum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-06-2012, 02:21 PM
  2. First of all, I'm not so unpopular
    By Canceled.LTroll.8 in forum Current Events Forum
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-27-2010, 01:58 PM
  3. Why is Obama in Mass if he is so unpopular?
    By Jarod in forum Current Events Forum
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 01-15-2010, 03:55 PM
  4. Wildly unpopular bailout?
    By Mr. Peanutbutter in forum Current Events Forum
    Replies: 115
    Last Post: 10-02-2008, 06:28 PM
  5. Most Unpopular President In History
    By Cancel7 in forum Current Events Forum
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 05-02-2008, 09:18 AM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Rules

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •