As a U.S. citizen, an Ohioan by birth and full-time gay, I’ve been riding a political high (some have dubbed it a “gloatwave”) since Tuesday. We won so many things! Did you see Riese’s election-inspired TIRTIL and Laura and Vanessa’s interview with Sally Kohn? Ali’s epic Election OPEN THREAD was a thing of patriotic beauty. And remember how the best-dressed Obama party attendee was our starlet, Brandy? Aren’t you excited about how much the GOP mucked it all up?
The Vertical Integration Award to flamboyant cuttlefish: “26 – Join forces with Bic to create highly unsuccessful “Binders for Women” product line. I would love to read the Amazon reviews.“
The Keep Your Tray Tables In The Upright Position Award to Emma “#27 Design an airplane with windows that can open.”
The Sweetest Thing Award to Heath and Heathbarre:
The Bad Luck Canuck Award to Grace_B: “I’m happy that Obama won, but now we won’t have an influx of cute gays coming up here to escape, so I don’t know how to feel (just kidding. They all would’ve moved to Vancouver or Toronto anyway, let’s be honest.)”
The Model Cis-Male Award to Wil:
The Something Else Nate Silver Should Analyze Award to Sophie: “I think the tumblr posts from non-Americans are evenly split between “If Romney wins you can all come live in my country” and “If Romney wins I’m coming to your country to punch you all.”"
The HOVA Award to Mary: “I got 99 problems but a Mitt ain’t one.”
The (Chicken) Bone To Pick Award to Maggs: “So glad we had a good election day. My only beef is that Kentucky doesn’t look enough like a pixelated chicken leg in the whiteboard map, and that is a tiny beef.”
The TL;DR Obama Speech Award to Ava: