My Six Election Heroes of 2012 (with videos)

  1. Nate Silver, who demonstrated the power of statistics and taught us to base our predictions on more data and less talk.
  2. ” You can’t have a United States if you are telling some folks that they can’t get on the train.” – Bruce Springsteen
  3. Chris Christie, a Republican (yes, a Republican!) who showed everyone that it’s possible to put constituents ahead of politics.
  4. Chris Kluwe, who outspokenly and eloquently advocates for equal rights in a challenging place — the NFL.
  5. Joe Biden, who restarted his campaign’s momentum by taking Eddie Munster to the woodshed.
  6. Barack Obama – coolest president ever?

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