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This Grueling Election Is Over, and the Good Guys Won

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Mitt Romney just gave his concession speech. It’s over. All the lying, all the race-baiting, all the obscene amounts of money … all over.

And Barack Obama wins a second term.

I know, I already posted that … but I just like saying it.

UPDATE at 11/6/12 10:11:22 pm

A photo of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Michelle Obama, and Jill Biden, right after hearing that the election was over.

Election Night Open, Thread Five

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Here’s another thread to discuss the rapidly breaking news from the presidential election…

Election Night Open, Thread Four

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Things are still changing fast, but Barack Obama is beginning to take a clear lead, especially in Ohio where, with 30% of the vote counted, it’s Obama 51.9%, Romney 46.6%.

Election Night Open, Thread Three

In the early stages, Obama leads
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Still way too early to make any realistic predictions, but Ohio is looking really good for Obama right now. Only 2% of the vote reported, but Obama is leading by 57.3% to Romney’s 41.5%.

Florida is much closer, but with 39% of the vote reported, Obama has the edge with 50.6% to Romney’s 48.6%.

Election Night Open, Thread Two

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A second thread for election night discussion. It’s still early, but the trends should start to emerge soon…

Stephen Colbert Interviews Nate Silver: “Are You Trying to Put the Pundits Out of Work?”

On a ballot with pundits vs. Ebola, he might vote Ebola
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If you can’t see the MP4 video above, here’s a lower resolution version:

Another Vote for Barack Obama

The waiting is the hardest part
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Barack Obama got my vote today in California — and I got this lovely multicultural “I Voted” sticker to post at LGF.

Bumoto Ako, baby

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