Sacha Baron Cohen decided to dust off his ill-fitting grey suit and moustache, just in time for the midterm elections. Jagshemash!
On his way back to the White House, Barack Obama made a stop at his campaign headquarters in Chicago yesterday. This was because he wanted to thank his campaign staff after Tuesday’s big victory.
Yesterday campaigning for the US elections officially ended, with voting starting today. In a final bid to rally people behind him, Barack Obama’s last couple of events for the day featured the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z.
With the US presidential elections kicking off tomorrow, campaigning has never been fiercer. Even comedians Chris Rock and Will Ferrell released super funny videos recently – both urging people to vote for Barack Obama, or Barry, as we come to learn the US president is also known as.
In another instance of sheep-like behavior, research shows that a banner message on Facebook showing users’ friends who voted drove a third of a million more voters to the poll booths in the 2010 US elections. It’s not simply people responding to a message, but rather seeing their friends had voted, that they then followed suit.