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Top Links: Liberal America wins, Bush America loses, GOP freaks out but Michele Bachmann is triumphant. Go figure

An election of epic proportions deserves a Top Links of even more epic proportions. Enjoy.
 
 “Welcome To Liberal America” (Buzzfeed) 
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the election night party at McCormick Place. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the election night party at McCormick Place.

An election of epic proportions deserves a Top Links of even more epic proportions. Enjoy.

  • Pres. Obama: “Whether you voted for the first time, or waited in line for a very long time—by the way, we have to fix that.” (Election Law Blog)
  • Mitt Romney made history last night ... by having the second-worst home-state loss in history. Congratulations, sir. (Smart Politics)
  • The new GOP anthem? “Ah, freak out / Le freak, c’est chic / Freak out.” (Politico)
  • And then there's Karl Rove. (Salon)
  • Other conservatives put last night in French existential terms. (Greg Mankiw)
  • How monumental was last night’s election? We’ll let Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski drop some history on you. (Andrew Kaczynski)
  • How bad was last night for Republicans? Sheldon Adelson’s millions couldn’t even buy a House seat. (Dave Weigel)
  • Our vote for best headline: “The GOP’s Rape Apologist Caucus Did Not Fare Well Tonight” (The Atlantic Wire)
  • Good news for comedians and snarky tweeters: We have at least two more years of Michele Bachmann. (Minnesota Public Radio)
  • The most under-the-radar, radically important story of this election? Californians passed Props 30 and 39 to raise taxes on individuals and businesses to help blot out the red ink. Remember: As goes California, so goes the nation. (Mercury News)