Obamas response to being asked about illegals voting

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  1. Zombie Acorn macrumors 65816

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    Feel confident that if you are an illegal voting, the top democrat says nothing will happen to you.

    Pay attention to her question, she is referencing people who are not eligible to vote whom she calls "citizens" even when they are not and would not be eligible to vote.
     
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    If we had a congress worth a damn they should impeach obama now. He just publicly supported illegal activities. Personally, I think he already should have been impeached for the executive order he signed stopping the deportation of captured illegal aliens, which circumvents an existing law.
     
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    Ladies: "Many of the millennials, dreamers, undocumented citizens, and I call them citizens because they contribute to this country, are fearful of voting. So if I vote, will immigration know where I live, will they come for my family and deport us?"

    Obama: "Not true and the reason is, first of all, when you vote, you are a citizen yourself and there is not a situation where the voting rolls somehow are transferred over and people start investigating, etc. The sanctity of the vote is strictly confidential in terms of who you voted for. If you have a family member who maybe is undocumented, then you have an even greater reason to vote."

    At first, I think Obama understood this to be children of illegal immigrants who were born in the US. But he does really generalize the answer, so I can see both sides in his answer.
     
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    Surprised he didn't try to relate with slang or some silly accent.
     
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    Dreamers are not citizens. "Undocumented citizens" are not citizens.
     
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    Apparently even basic English comprehension fails @Zombie Acorn now.

    "if you have a family member who's undocumented". He's talking about citizens voting who have undocumented relatives.

    More typical right wing disingenuous fear mongering bull ****. But par for the course for you. Hope you're enjoying life under Justin Trudeau. :D
     
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    It worries me.

    Some people like him and don't care what he does because the like some of the other things he does. And that is fine if they have accepted what they think is good and balance it with what they know is bad.

    But there are some who don't know the difference and these people vote and elect leaders that affect every single one of us and that is scary. These are the ones who would vote for a Kardashian.
     
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    These are the ones who would vote for Donald Trump.
     
  12. mudslag macrumors regular

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    Around here we call them Trump supporters.
     
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    So sad that you and others hate him so much, you literally hear things he didn't say. He was talking about citizens not illegals.
     
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    Isn't that the same ?
     
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    no Kardashians are more popular and made more money then trump.
     
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    Just wait a year and you will see:
    Melanie T deported over work visa issues
    Donald having to admit he's brooke.
    Donald marrying Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner

    JACKPOT !!!
     
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    Just saw the video. Anyone who comes to the conclusion that Obama is encouraging illegal aliens to vote, either doesn't understand English well, or is an idiot.
     
  18. zin macrumors 6502

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    The question was about "undocumented citizens" and whether ICE would deport "us". President Obama said "not true". "Undocumented citizens" are not citizens.
     
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    She clearly says citizens like herself.
     
  20. zin macrumors 6502

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    Uh, no.

    And so they should be fearful of voting. Because it's illegal.
     
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    You're right. She doesn't say it. HE DOES. He is talking about citizens.
     
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    Zin doesn't care about facts.
     
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    He's saying that voters are citizens. She is saying that illegal, undocumented people are also citizens. That creates confusion and you have to relisten to what Obama said to understand what he's saying. I've had to listen to it a few times to be sure.

    Obama's goof here is that he's not correcting the lady by saying that so and so people can't be termed "citizens". It's implied that even illegals can vote because of the initial context, even though that's not true.
     
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    Pay attention. If you are born in the U.S., you are a citizen even if your parents are not citizens. That is the U.S. Constitution.
     
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    I'm sure Obama would be ok with illegal aliens voting for democrats.
     

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