Obama: “U Can’t Touch This”
In this brilliant MC Hammer lip dub, the president delivers the ultimate victory one-liner. Stop: Obamatime.
O’Reilly: White Establishment Now the Minority
In speculating over how President Obama might pull off a reelection, Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly argued that “the white establishment is now the minority,” and it’s “not a traditional America anymore.”
Obama to Staffers: “This Is Your Victory”
After winning reelection, President Obama thanked a handful of his staffers for their tireless effort during the campaign. “I’m really proud of all of you,” he said, as David Axelrod—mustache fully intact—and Jim Messina gleefully looked on.
Elizabeth Warren, Badass Senator
She faced down a slew of offensive attacks, battled a barrage of big-business money, and fought her way to the United States Senate. Sorry, Scott Brown, this seat’s taken.
Boehner Guarantees Win in Ohio
Talking with Fox News, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) guaranteed a Romney victory in his home state, a state many said would determine the outcome of the election. “No question in my mind we win Ohio,” he said.
Chris Rock’s Appeal to White Voters
Want a white president? Vote for Barack Obama, said comedian Chris Rock. “For the first two-thirds of his life,” he explained, “Barack Obama was known as Barry, which is the third-whitest name on Earth.” Oh, and Obama also wears Mom jeans.
Andrew Sullivan: WHEEEEE!
After months of advocating for Barack Obama, The Dish’s Andrew Sullivan reveled in the president’s reelection on a live broadcast of The Colbert Report, exclaiming, “There’s a black man in power who has nothing to lose.”
Rove: It’s Not Over Yet
Everyone (even Fox News!) was calling the election for President Obama, but Karl Rove refused to admit defeat. Even Megyn Kelly told him, “You know how the science works, right?”
Romney Throws in the Towel
After losing the White House to President Obama, Mitt Romney addressed a crowd of supporters in Boston and called for bipartisanship in Washington: “Leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people’s work.”
Obama: “The Best Is Yet to Come”
Thanking supporters in Chicago after winning reelection, President Obama promised Americans that his second term will be better than his first. “I will always be grateful,” he said.