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Can Obama scare supporters to the polls?
Fox News ^ | April 14, 2014 | Chris Stirewalt

Posted on 04/14/2014 11:19:23 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

MSNBC host Al Sharpton is back at the White House today, this time for a Holy Week prayer breakfast with President Obama and dozens of faith leaders. Sharpton’s arrival comes just two days after Obama embraced the controversial activist and former FBI informant at a New York event hosted by the liberal broadcaster. Obama used the Sharpton event to accuse Republicans of trying to reverse the 1965 Voting Rights Act and intentionally suppress black voters with state laws requiring voters to show identification. “The real voter fraud is those that try to deny our rights by making arguments about voter fraud.” Obama compared the ID laws to the Jim Crow restrictions of the segregated South and cast himself as a modern-day civil rights leader. It may not wash with most voters, but will it be enough to frighten the Democratic base into action?

[WSJ: “[A blueprint first sketched out by a Yale University law student four years ago], which seized on a mostly ignored provision of the 1965 [Voting Rights] law, has become the government's strategy for challenging states it believes are enacting discriminatory voting laws, including North Carolina and Texas.”]

It worked before - While liberals may be enthused that the president is back to attacking Republicans on matters of race, it’s not a risk-free path. The administration discovered the dangers of ham-handed outreach last week with a botched effort to alarm the single, female voters on whom Democrats rely. After getting pasted over their pay-equity gambit, though, the Obama Democrats are showing no reticence about applying blunt political force to sensitive topics, this time on race. But as campaign watchers learned in 2012, audacious negativity is not something of which Team Obama is afraid. In fact, the forecast for the coming election is increasingly negative and hostile....

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TOPICS: Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: 2014; blacks; obama; sharpton
It's all they have left.
1 posted on 04/14/2014 11:19:23 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

hey he gets thousands and thousands of dead democrats to vote. he can scare them to the polls.


2 posted on 04/14/2014 11:21:33 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

if yall DONT vote you no democrats....we send Al Sharpton after you!!

yeah that should work!

FAITH LEADER?? AL SHARPTON??


3 posted on 04/14/2014 11:22:21 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..We WIll Remember Bunkerville!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I wish Al Sharpton would “come after me” as you put it. That’d end that problem.


4 posted on 04/14/2014 11:23:49 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

God isn’t within a billion miles of the White House today as some RELIGOUS leaders meet to pray for the Holy week.


5 posted on 04/14/2014 11:24:26 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The dead will be voting in droves.


6 posted on 04/14/2014 11:24:48 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The best way to control opposition is to lead it ourselves." -- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OK then if there is no voter fraud we just make a GUARANTEED MINIMUM 10 YEARS JAIL for voter fraud

just to be sure...


7 posted on 04/14/2014 11:26:50 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My 95 year old Dad really hated Obama and wanted to vote against him. But as the form arrived after his death, we destroyed it. My guess is he’s been voting Democrat since his death.


8 posted on 04/14/2014 11:27:09 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Secret Agent Man
I won't make it to election time. Can I leave instruction's on how I want my vote to go?
9 posted on 04/14/2014 11:27:34 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They did it in 2006...

Remember the Mexican flags waving the streets, all instigated by SEIU/ACORN?


10 posted on 04/14/2014 11:27:54 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So he’s saying his supporters are either too stupid, too lazy or too poor or all of the above to get an ID but it’s racist to point that out.


11 posted on 04/14/2014 11:27:56 AM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He doesn’t have to scare people to the polls.

Establishment Republicans like McCain, Rove, Cantor, Bush, Boehner etc., will scare voters AWAY from the polls.


12 posted on 04/14/2014 11:29:26 AM PDT by oldbill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Can Obama scare supporters to the polls?

They're certainly going to try.

13 posted on 04/14/2014 11:30:04 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
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14 posted on 04/14/2014 11:30:45 AM PDT by CMailBag
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He doesn’t have to SCARE people to the polls, the votes WILL MAGICALLY appear just as they ALWAYS do!!!!


15 posted on 04/14/2014 11:31:22 AM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Democrats can push the racist lie only so far. Most Americans are not going to believe it’s racist to require an I.D. to vote. We require I.D. all the time. Why shouldn’t we ask for one before someone votes? It’s completely reasonable. I daresay even most Democrat voters don’t think it’s extreme to ask for an I.D. before one votes.


16 posted on 04/14/2014 11:31:34 AM PDT by CitizenUSA (Sodomy and abortion: the only constitutional "rights" cherished by Democrats.)
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To: CMailBag

LOL!!!


17 posted on 04/14/2014 11:32:30 AM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yes...anything is possible with the whack left. All they have to say is, “Your free stuff will end if we don’t get re-elected”...done!


18 posted on 04/14/2014 11:33:00 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

al is too afraid to go after people who know who they are.

the trembling democrack plantation slave on the other hand either adores em or is scared stuffless oe em.


19 posted on 04/14/2014 11:33:05 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..We WIll Remember Bunkerville!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No.

Because congressional districts dont lend themselves to being affected by GOTV efforts based on scaring blacks and gays or whatever.

Dems will win in hard Dem areas, GOP (e or otherwise) will win in their places.

Marginal districts do not have enough lib groups in big concentrated numbers to swing it, otherwise they would have been solid Dem seats.

Senate races are much the same way. The Dems will lose seats in Red states. Those are not able to be gerrymandered.

And the issues are far more local and thus are too varied for Dems to flop down some crap like “hope and change” or vote with your “lady parts” and not have it fail in most places because it is irrelevant.


20 posted on 04/14/2014 11:33:19 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: tcrlaf

2006 was more 2nd-term fatigue of Bash, and genuinely rotten GOP leadership in both houses. Also, the Iraq war didnt help things.


21 posted on 04/14/2014 11:35:07 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“The dead will be voting in droves.”

Not to mention all the psychotic junior-high-schoolers who vote early, often, and with multiple names.

IMHO


22 posted on 04/14/2014 11:35:35 AM PDT by ripley
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He should have said “We all know you’all are too stupid to get ID”


23 posted on 04/14/2014 11:38:53 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
And all of this would not be possible — at all — without the consent and support of the corrupt MSM. This is how Democrats have a huge and unfair advantage, because the biased MSM actively covers for Democrats and any time a Republican does anything they are universally nailed to the wall with scathing criticism, but Democrats get away with murder — literally (see Benghazi).
24 posted on 04/14/2014 11:41:36 AM PDT by Obadiah (I like Krabby Patties.)
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26 posted on 04/14/2014 11:53:32 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The problem is not “suppression”. Rather, according to a recent Obama speech and Bloomberg article, the percentage of blacks who vote in mid-term elections is 20% lower than in presidential elections. In other words staying home is simply a choice some voters make, but Obama and the Democrats are lying about suppression in order to motivate those voters.


27 posted on 04/14/2014 12:01:45 PM PDT by Siegfried X
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Can Obama scare supporters to the polls?

We know he can scare decent Americans to the polls. If he can't scare his supporters there too, November is going to be glorious.

28 posted on 04/14/2014 1:08:14 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
MSNBC host Al Sharpton is back at the White House today

Is he still alive? No cement overshoes? Where's the mob when you really need them?

29 posted on 04/14/2014 1:23:57 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: F15Eagle

I am in the last stages of a rare lung disease, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.


30 posted on 04/14/2014 2:42:02 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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