Sunday, April 29, 2012

CNN anchor astonishment after student in viral photo with Obama won’t say she’s voting for him

This isn’t as funny as it could have been — peak hilarity would have been reached if University of Colorado student Madalyn Starkey said she was going to pull the lever for Romney — but a “no comment” is the next best thing.



After Banfield, who was off camera, gasped and said “wow,” Starkey said she didn’t want to “get any prejudice and bias in this one.” There goes any chance the kid might have had of landing an anchor gig at CNN.



The gasping and surprise starts at about the 2:20 mark. The moment of truth is the look on Zoraida Sambolin’s face when she starts to wonder if the question is about to backfire like a poorly tuned 1981 Datsun:


 

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