Posts from November 8, 2012

Gay Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu Wins Re-Election

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Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu had originally hoped to win a seat in the U.S. Congress during this week’s election, but pulled out after it the conservative Republican’s ex-boyfriend outed him and accused Babeu of trying to get him deported.…

Rachel Maddow On The Election: VIDEO

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Rachel Maddow was admittedly very, very “!!!” during her post-decision coverage of President Obama’s re-election last night. Watch it AFTER THE JUMP.…

Nate Silver’s Book Sales Boom After 2012 Election

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Nate Silver's nearly perfect call on the 2012 election is translating into massive booksales. From a CNN report filed yesterday afternoon: Sales of the book, "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – but Some Don't…

Is This The Best Picture From Election Night?

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Matt Stopera at BuzzFeed passes along this picture of Maryland-based Keesha Patterson proposing to girlfriend Rowan Ha at Obama HQ on election night. Expand the shot for full effect and check out another AFTER THE JUMP.…

Diane Sawyer Drunk Dials Randy Rainbow: VIDEO

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Diane Sawyer’s effervescent reporting was second only to Karl Rove’s Ohio meltdown in terms of 2012 election night hilarity and viral video hits. AFTER THE JUMP, our friend Randy Rainbow shows us what happened after the after party.…

Major Sale: Mitt Romney Campaign Merchandise

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This picture, found at CNN, really is worth a 1,000 words. In case you can't make out the fine print, the 60% off sale, being held at a store in DC's Reagan National Airport, applies only to Romney merchandise.…

Taiwan Animators Take On 2012, Gay Marriage And Weed: VIDEO

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A hulkish weed fairy go-go boy creature and Tammy Baldwin are just two of the highlights in this Taiwan-made video recap of the American election. It’s an uncannily realistic representation of real life, as always. Watch it AFTER THE JUMP. [via JMG]…