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

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By Doug Powers  •  April 27, 2012 05:51 PM

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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.

Noel Sheppard at Newsbusters sets up the clip:

Unless you happened to sleep all week, you probably saw the story of a Colorada University student getting her picture taken with President Obama at a bar in Boulder.

Even funnier than the photo that went viral on the internet was CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield gasping on Thursday’s Early Start when the co-ed in question wouldn’t say she was voting for the current White House resident.

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:

Transcript here.

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