Wed. November 7
The Daily Scene
President Obama gained another victory tonight: Not only did he retain the presidency, but he outsted none other than . . . Justin Bieber. The singer — before tonight — held the record for the most retweeted tweet, at (as of this writing) 223,376 retweets.
From Herman Cain’s cowboy hat to Stephen Colbert’s super-PAC fun pack to binders, Big Bird and bayonets, objects became the visual sound bites of the 2012 election.
The monthslong barrage of political ads will come to a sudden halt Wednesday, and most people will be thrilled. But an elite cadre of voice-over actors will miss the income and excitement of the extra work.
Mitt Romney was the unhappy man on Wednesday. Presidential losers Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, and Bob Dole on getting over over the sting of second—and advice for this year’s runner-up.
The First Family came onstage last night in a coordinated mash-up of A-line silhouettes, with Michelle Obama in a maroon Michael Kors dress, black cardigan, and black kitten heels.