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Fri Nov 23, 2012, 01:36 AM

Drudge's changing headlines as election night proceeded.



Here was The Drudge Report's above-the-fold shortly after 8 p.m. after the first handful of states had been called:





Which turned into this once the networks had called the race for the president:



And then after a West Coast batch of votes allowed the president to overtake Romney in the popular vote sometime after midnight:



http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2012/11/07/drudge_how_the_drudge_report_reported_obama_s_victory_or_didn_t.html?wpisrc=obinsite

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Reply Drudge's changing headlines as election night proceeded. (Original post)
Liberal_in_LA Nov 2012 OP
pa28 Nov 2012 #1
Divine Discontent Nov 2012 #2
progree Nov 2012 #7
Hyper_Eye Nov 2012 #3
Divine Discontent Nov 2012 #4
Liberal_in_LA Nov 2012 #5
Warren DeMontague Nov 2012 #6
MADem Nov 2012 #8

Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 02:48 AM

1. I'm glad somebody documented that. It was hilarious.

Especially the cute little asterisk he added when Romney briefly looked to be winning the popular vote.

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Response to pa28 (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 03:02 AM

2. doesn't seem any more swift than your average net bully who hounds people on yahoo

those screen caps are GOLDEN! LOL THANK YOU to the OP on a job well done!

they can't bare to imagine Obama is the President for another 4+ years.

That's why this is a perfect bumper sticker


it's from here ->
http://www.zazzle.com/obama_the_president_bumper_sticker-128034220224907537?rf=238107662556833486

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Response to Divine Discontent (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 04:18 AM

7. Another 4 years - this one courtesy of the Overpass Light Brigade

http://www.facebook.com/OverpassLightBrigade

Imagine you are a rightie driving down the interstate and you encounter this:

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 03:15 AM

3. These guys literally don't know how elections work.

It always looks like the R candidate is carrying the popular vote when the first votes trickle in. Someone on my Facebook asked how they could declare Obama the winner when Romney has more votes. I explained that we don't elect the President by popular vote. They then complained that it wasn't fair that Obama could win with less votes. I then explained that there were a lot of votes left to be counted and that the numbers at that time were not a good indicator whatsoever of where the popular vote would end up. I didn't bother noting that Bush won in the very manner he was complaining about.

I think there are still many of that political persuasion that don't even know that President Obama carried the popular vote. Many of them also believe that Romney received significantly less votes than McCain but the counting has Romney surpassing McCain this week. These guys have an aversion to facts and information.

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Response to Hyper_Eye (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 03:28 AM

4. they're just not that smart... that's all!

even one of my friends who's a nice guy but isn't the brightest was scared because Romney was way ahead in the popular vote. I said, one, that's not what elects the president, and two, it's a lot of smaller states that mostly go repub who report their votes from the deep South first...



it's from here ->
http://www.zazzle.com/obama_the_president_bumper_sticker-128034220224907537?rf=238107662556833486

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Response to Divine Discontent (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 03:31 AM

5. and California's shitload of votes comes in last.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 04:06 AM

6. You know the expression "Go Shit In Your Hat"?

compared to what's in there, now, a turd would be a distinct improvement.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 06:54 AM

8. He probably needed a lot of eggs to make himself feel better, the putz....

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