Obama has now lost four counties to Federal Inmate No. 11593-051. The vote is now 60-40% statewide.—
Joe Pounder (@PounderFile) May 09, 2012
In what is obviously the most hilariously awesome story of the night President Obama has been completely and utterly embarrassed by a federal inmate, Keith Judd, in the West Virginia Democratic presidential primary. Apparently a lot of Democrats prefer a crazy criminal to their party’s sitting President. Yea.
Also, this is what Judd looks like:
In 1999 Judd was convicted of two counts of "mailing a threatening communication w intent to extort money or s'thing of value"—
David Freddoso (@freddoso) May 09, 2012
So I take it "Jailhouse Rock" won't be playing at the next Obama rally, huh?—
(@jimgeraghty) May 09, 2012
West Virginia, I…I think I love you.—
Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) May 09, 2012
As the final returns trickle in, Judd is gaining:
Maybe Judd has some campaigning tips for Sen. Lugar?
Meanwhile, someone has created a Keith Judd parody page, and there is now a hashtag celebrating Judd’s surprisingly strong performance:
Someone should ask Judd if he would be open to the number 2 slot on the ticket:
West Virginians do.