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How Drudge Handled Obama's Win

How Drudge Handled Obama's Win

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Nov. 7 2012 1:19 AM

Drudge Handled Obama's Win Just About How You'd Expect

Here was The Drudge Report's above-the-fold shortly after 8 p.m. after the first handful of states had been called:

Josh Voorhees Josh Voorhees

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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Then about an hour later once we knew the outcomes in several more states:

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Then shortly before 11 p.m. as it became increasingly clear that President Obama would win after he began to rack up key swing states:

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Which turned into this once the networks had called the race for the president:

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And then after a West Coast batch of votes allowed the president to overtake Romney in the popular vote sometime after midnight:

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Which brings us up to where we stand now, shortly after 1 a.m.:

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