Tuesday night was rather monochromatic evening, with shades of red and blue splashing across millions of television screens. Never have we cared so much about the political dealings of states so distant from our own. But as the election results trickled in, a culmination of more than 18 months of campaigning, the heated political rhetoric was never stronger. After the last votes had been cast and President Obama was re-elected to a second term in the White House, Twitter was awash with similar tinges of red and blue. Overall, yesterday’s election was the most-tweeted event in U.S. political history, with more than 31.7 million tweets sent over the day. Here are some of the most memorable.
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