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The funniest tweets from Election Night 2012

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On Election Night, Gov. Chris Christie revealed his winning sense of humor in 140 characters or less.
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On Election Night, Gov. Chris Christie revealed his winning sense of humor in 140 characters or less.

"During the '08 election we tweeted about what they were doing on TV," tweeted Nick Bilton of The New York Times. "Four years later, TV is talking about what we're doing on Twitter." Indeed, Twitter was ascendant in this election season. Here, the best tweeted lines from Election Night 2012:

Ben Greenman at The New Yorker:

[SEE MORE: Nebraska Senate race: First reactions to Republican Deb Fischer's victory]

Will Leitch at New York:

[SEE MORE: Virginia Senate race: First reactions to Democrat Tim Kaine's victory]

Frank Sennett at Time Out Chicago:

[SEE MORE: Maine Senate race: First reactions to independent Angus King's victory]

Comedian/actor Patton Oswalt on forlorn Fox News reporters:

[SEE MORE: 4 ways the election could tip the balance of power in Washington]

Political reporter Marin Cogan on CNN's Wolf Blitzer:

[SEE MORE: Connecticut Senate race: First reactions to Democrat Chris Murphy's victory]

Anonymous liberal @pourmecoffee:

[SEE MORE: Missouri Senate race: First reactions to Democrat Claire McCaskill's victory]

Joshua Topolsky at The Verge:

[SEE MORE: Indiana Senate race: First reactions to Democrat Joe Donnelly's victory]

And of course, Donald Trump wasn't too happy with an Obama win:


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