Ernest Wilkins, @ErnestWilkins
2:47 PM CST, November 6, 2012
Election season 2012! Between all of your friends turning into pundits on Facebook and being bombarded with more rhetoric than 250 English 201 classes put together, it's easy to have lost track of how we got to this point. What better way to look back than with a crapload of GIFs?
So President Obama (you know, the guy we elected in 2008) wins the Democratic Presidential nomination basically by default since he's the sitting Commander-in-Chief and all ...
However, the Republican Party needs to pick its nominee. That means it's time to have a primary, y'all!
Let's meet the contenders:
... and his creepy friend
... he REALLY likes receiving gifts
...and some other people...
Oh yeah! There's Mitt Romney!
Some interesting stuff happened, like this:
but in the end, Big Mitt Romney ended up being the frontrunner. Happy about that, former Gov.?
Ok, so now we've got ourselves some candidates. Wait, Romney still needs a running mate! Enter: Paul Ryan from Wisconsin. What does Romney think about his pick?
Oh boy, time for the first of three televised Presidential debates! Ready, gents?
So the debate is rolling along and then Romney drops this bomb
America is all like ...
and meanwhile Barack Obama is sitting there like
and poor Jim Lehrer ... couldn't get a word in edgewise. Sitting there all ...
Candy Crowley is not having any shenanigans this time, y'all
Then the topic turns to women and this happens:
and every women on Earth is like
then the VPs got a shot to do their thing ... well, Joe Biden did at least
Honestly, that GIF was basically the extent of the entire debate. Paul Ryan says something, Biden comes back with
and Ryan is left to sit there looking like this:
The third debate wasn't as exciting, but there were errant comments about bayonets. Whoopty do.
So here we are...
Obama gives his acceptance speech at 1 a.m. and all the journalists everywhere are like
See you in four years!
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