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Photos: Ten Obama fans on why they'll vote no matter what Dick Morris says

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Before a group of Mitt Romney supporters in Centennial earlier this week, Fox News analyst and conservative pundit Dick Morris said Barack Obama won't be elected because his fans won't actually vote. Today, before Obama took the stage in Golden, we asked ten supporters what they think of Morris's comments and if they are confident that voters who back the president will actually come to the polls in November.

Rachel Washington, 48, nurse

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Rachel Washington.
"People are going to come out and vote, I'm positive. We have to keep him in office. If he doesn't win, it's bad, very scary.... And my church is very active, making sure people are registered. My son just turned eighteen, and it's his first time voting. I know he's encouraging his friends and talking about the importance of voting."

Robin Heim, 52, reservoir engineer

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Robin Heim.
"I'm hopeful, especially in a swing state...and he's exciting in person. I work in an office that's totally Republican, and I told people I was going today, and it was surprising how many people said, 'I wanna go!' I think more people are supporting him, even the Republicans. I disagree [with Morris]. People will vote."

Continue to find out why more Obama supporters think his fans will show up to vote in November.


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14 comments
Patrick Solano
Patrick Solano

Based on the ammount of comments, I'd say not a lot of African-Americans and Latinos read Westword (no offense)...Dick Morris is a bitter old douche, but he may have a point.

Patrick Solano
Patrick Solano

Based on the ammount of comments, I'd say not a lot of African-Americans and Latinos read Westword (no offense)...Dick Morris is a bitter old douche, but he may have a point.

LavLuz
LavLuz

@getcluedin Which part was misquoted?

Dave Shuck
Dave Shuck

Actually, I tend to agree with the statement. If I'm not mistaken statistically, African-American and Latino voter turn out was an all-time high for the presidential election primarily because of a minority candidate who possessed a realistic chance to win office in 2008. After four years, frankly not much has really changed. A sense of "what difference does it make" has set in. I believe this would've been the end result no matter if Republican or Democrat was elected into office in 2008. The candidate has four years to undo nearly forty years of poor decision making. Promises have been broken by both parties, so disenchantment and apathy tend to set in. So, statistically speaking, I do believe the voter turn out will be lower amongst those groups.

Jason Garrison
Jason Garrison

Screw Rmoney and Obummer, vote for Gary Johnson!!

Jason Garrison
Jason Garrison

Screw Rmoney and Obummer, vote for Gary Johnson!!

getcluedin
getcluedin

@LavLuz and this is what I'm Talking about @HuffingtonPost: Pro-Ron Paul elector resigns, refuses to vote for Romney http://t.co/luR2FWRt

getcluedin
getcluedin

@LavLuz ... Not showing up for their guy. Ron Paul supporters will vote but not for either side

getcluedin
getcluedin

@LavLuz I did not say that re Ron Paul supporters. I said after the treatment they got at the RNC I think GOP needs to worry about them...

LavLuz
LavLuz

@getcluedin Yup. RNC messed that up.

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