Mid-Day Interlude

Hmmm.  The stock market is having a pretty good rally today.  I heard John Steele Gordon predict months ago that if Romney won, the market would boom starting the next day.  But markets anticipate: the rally would have started several weeks ago if Romney had a big lead.  Maybe it starts today instead?  I notice that defense stocks and some medical device stocks (both hurt by a second Obama term) are up a lot this morning.  Some coal stocks are up modestly.

Could be nothing but usual market behavior.  Watch the close two and half hours from now.  In the meantime, a few more images to tide us over until the polls close and the counting (and recounting?) begins:

This is from a fake Tebow account, but it's still accurate

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