What, you thought we wouldn’t post any more election stories today? To all our readers who already voted: how annoying/rewarding was the whole process? Was it worth the “voter’s high”? Is that even a thing?
Reminder: We live in a democracy, and just as we have a right to vote we also have a right–nay, an obligation–to bitch about it! Or to celebrate it! We can’t seem to decide! Here, then, is a collection of fun/inspiring/informative/borderline offensive tweets from Americans who just can’t help but express their complex relationship with the act of voting.
— Patrick LaForge (@palafo) November 6, 2012
The poll workers in NYC’s 35th district are abysmal. Line around the block and no one in voting booths. Mass confusion. — jennifer long (@jennifer_k_long) November 6, 2012
BTW, I agree with everyone who’s calling hours-long voting lines de facto poll taxes. We have to do way better than this. — Brooke Jarvis (@brookejarvis) November 6, 2012
How about some light humor?
All the pretty chicks upset they gotta wait on the line to vote because they used to cutting the line at the club. — Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) November 6, 2012
I thought I was in line to vote.Walked away with Halo 4. — Shane (@shanethevein) November 6, 2012
And no, it’s not just Americans:
I feel left out not being able to vote. I may just go and find a long line to stand in to simulate the experience. — Tom Coates (@tomcoates) November 6, 2012
One last question: what do the world’s most prominent tweeters think?
Daddy said theres lines AROUND THE BLOCK to vote in NY way more than 4 years ago! This is so great. Anyone else’s state see a lot of voters? — Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) November 6, 2012
im 18…but i cant vote…im Canadian.
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) November 6, 2012
Aww! So yeah, confession: we just wanted an excuse to scroll for tweets we liked. We hope Election Day 2012 doesn’t break Twitter as the pundits predict, because what would we do then, watch TV? Please.
And here, for good measure, is a cool post on the weirdest polling places in this country. They include: a casino, a roller rink, a garage, a diner, a mall, a hunting lodge and a greenhouse.