Top Links: Romney’s first choice for VP, his inability to throw a spiral and Christie incurs Murdoch’s wrath

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President Obama rallies the crowd at a campaign event at a high school in Mentor, Ohio.
President Obama rallies the crowd at a campaign event at a high school in Mentor, Ohio.
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It’s Saturday night, live, for the “Martin Bashir” team, as we broadcast a special pre-election edition at 7 p.m. on msnbc.

Report: Chris Christie – not Paul Ryan – was Mitt Romney’s first VP love. (Politico)

Report: Paul Ryan advisors quietly measuring the drapes in places other than the Vice President’s house. (Associated Press)

Ann Romney trash talks Mitt’s inability to throw a spiral. Oh, it’s on. (The Washington Post)

Rupert Murdoch is pre-blaming Chris Christie for a Romney loss. (Rupert Murdoch)

Karl Rove, on the other hand, is just pre-blaming Sandy. (The Washington Post)

“Even people leaving the Romney rally Thursday weren’t entirely sold on the link between Obama’s policies and the demise of Bill’s [Barbecue]. Deb Cushing, 59, of Henrico, says she grew up going to Bill’s. But she also concedes the chain’s minced pork approach to barbecue might not be the best.” (Style Weekly)

And the head of elections for Russia finds U.S. elections undemocratic. Let me repeat that: The head of elections for Russia finds U.S. elections undemocratic. (Passport)

Top Links: Romney’s first choice for VP, his inability to throw a spiral and Christie incurs Murdoch’s wrath

Updated