Why every vote counts
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:40
- Date Nov 6, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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Fox News alert -- Election Day and get some new video we just showed job.
Of a member of the new Black Panther Party standing guard outside a polling place in Philadelphia.
The organization claims they are monitoring the 2012 election but some critics say that looks like intimidation like in 2008.
And -- election that is virtually tied every vote counts Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson Jay's gonna talk about that -- you've -- the first.
Peter I just looking at that video we have that member of the new Black Panther Party outside that.
Polling place affiliate.
-- look like deal I don't he -- cities at parade rest of these in some kind of semi military.
-- very we know the new Black Panther Party was not prosecuted based on.
What happened four years ago and it became a big big controversy Eric Holder.
I didn't hit it in terms -- not going forward and if so what stands the pole in the way that.
Appears to be intimidating it is intimidating there are poll watchers.
If he's a registered the poll -- and I'd like to see is poll watching.
Cart I think we'll watch this and see what happens that's not the norm in America this is a great great day.
In the United States and one of the most exciting days that I look forward to every four years because every.
Vote counts it unless -- pundits have some -- of the pollsters they say old this state is in play.
This states how to play -- don't know they don't know frankly every state isn't play every vote counts.
The the the pageant American elections have been.
Particularly close elections let's look historically.
At the 1876.
-- -- that President Clinton -- -- derby pays.
And Samuel Tilden.
Electoral votes just won -- one electoral vote and disparity between the popular and electoral votes.
Of course we know at the 2000 president election George W.
Bush to 71 Al Gore to 66 hundreds of votes.
In the state of Florida and then the famous.
Al Franken election in 2008.
He became some Alley United States -- by -- -- of 312.
Over Norm Coleman.
So what I'm saying this morning Steve is.
If you've had a gripe.
If you like the government.
If you say we can make it better we can make it different I wanna keep at the same.
This is the date to register that opinion this is the day.
That our soldiers to hunt for.
This is the day that we all -- war in America and to give up that opportunity to say well.
I need to go buy some doughnuts -- I can't really do it.
If you don't like the way the things are today or you want them to continue they way they are today.
You can't complain after the election that's if you don't.
Vault and and so as much as we try and cover the polls and and the trends.
It's meaningless -- you -- so well encapsulated the for.
-- there a lot of people were frustrated in this country -- worked with Washington DC.
Folks today is the day you can do something about it get up and go -- vote you know Democrat or Republican but but vote.
And -- here today -- -- -- a couple of times just -- Rudy Giuliani about that before how important it is for people to vote.
And he saw the excitement across the country.
In terms and Mitt Romney he's -- -- some big big crowds.
And I -- -- going to be talking about that he's got some of the thoughts aren't Peter Johnson junior -- and didn't see us you've got to -- votes that -- -- -- back tomorrow morning will be talking about it and if it's close and there's legal challenges we've got -- you have nothing about that I imagine that my right.