Pundits and top-drawer journalists were out in force pontificating last night for election night 2012. Karl Rove was losing his mind on Fox News. On CNN, John King was working his magic fingers on the magic board, down to the county. The MSNBC crew was partying it up.
But the one personality getting the most buzz this morning: Diane Sawyer.
A few times, a seemingly giddy Sawyer slurred her words and mispronounced others, with a few oddly placed pauses to make people think something was amiss. Someone quickly created a “drunk Diane Sawyer” on Twitter, where comments about her behavior proliferated. Singer Josh Groban noted on Twitter, “I’ll have what Diane Sawyer is having.”
Perhaps she was just tired.
“OK,” she said at one point at about 10 p.m.. “I wanna — can we have our music, because this is another big one here? Minnesota, we’re ready to project Minnesota, rrright now. … Well, tonight we know that President Barack has won Minnesota.”
And here’s Karl Rove questioning Fox News calling Ohio: