Top Links: Markets predict Obama win, Romney hearts teleprompters, and Chris Rock mocks the vote

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People wait in line to vote in Vienna, Va.
People wait in line to vote in Vienna, Va.
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It’s Election Day, if you hadn’t heard. So, please: Vote. Even if you don’t like any of the candidates – even if you prefer to write in the name of your favorite cartoon character because, well, that’s how you feel – it’s still important you show up.

  • Wall Street money is backing Mitt Romney. Yet markets appear to be predicting an Obama victory. (Barron’s)
  • Sarah Palin endorses Mitt Romney. But you’re only going to know that if you can make it to the 14th paragraph. (Facebook)
  • Remember those teleprompter jokes Republicans used to tell about President Obama? Yeah, funny thing about that. We’ll let Mitt Romney explain. (The Washington Post)
  • The election’s total cost may exceed $6 billion. Outside groups like super PACs spent more than $1 billion this cycle – more than 4 times spent in 2008. (Roll Call)
  • A handy guide to the key Senate races that could determine whether we call Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, the “majority leader” come January. (The Guardian)
  • The most expensive non-presidential race this cycle? Virginia’s Senate race at $82 million and rising. More than 60% was from outside spending. (OpenSecrets)
  • Chris Rock has recorded a special message for white voters. If you want a white president, vote … Barack Obama. (Jimmy Kimmel)
  • And for those who just want to sit back and laugh at the campaign that was, humor website McSweeney’s has compiled a list of its best 2012 humor. (McSweeney’s)

Top Links: Markets predict Obama win, Romney hearts teleprompters, and Chris Rock mocks the vote

Updated