Fox Information co-host Dagen McDowell mentioned Thursday that Oprah Winfrey’s marketing campaign efforts for Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams are “going to get that girl elected,” making Abrams the primary black feminine governor within the nation.
Winfrey, stumping for Abrams in Marietta, Ga., on Thursday cheered “everybody gets a vote!” as rally-goers chanted alongside along with her. A clip of the alternate was performed closely throughout cable information on Thursday.
“A variety of celebrities can increase cash for you if you’re working for political workplace. Oprah Winfrey has a non secular reference to a lot of this nation, and it was constructed over years and years of doing that speak present,” McDowell mentioned on Fox’s “Outnumbered.”
“I mentioned, once we had been watching it, ‘If that ladies can get people to eat pizza with a cauliflower crust on it, she goes to get that girl elected the primary black feminine governor.’ She took folks to church,” McDowell added.
Juan Williams, serving as a visitor co-host on “Outnumbered” Thursday, mentioned Winfrey is essential in reaching white suburban voters who will play a vital position in deciding the midterm elections.
“I believe what you might be seeing right here now’s Democrats — particularly in so many of those suburban home districts the place Trump carried it, or it was shut — are saying, ‘We’re relying on these white suburban girls this time, particularly within the aftermath of all the difficulty we’ve seen with the violence, to say we wish a verify on Trump,” mentioned Williams, who additionally serves as an opinion contributor for The Hill. “I believe that’s what you might be listening to from Oprah.”
Latest polls have proven Abrams and her Republican opponent, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, in a lifeless warmth, with Abrams main by a single level.
Along with talking at an occasion boosting Abrams, Oprah can also be knocking on doorways for the candidate to encourage Georgians to vote.