From Facebook to Twitter to Tumblr, the country took to the Internet to chime in on the tight race to the White House. In fact, it set a record: Just past 10 PM EST, Twitter hit 20 million election-related tweets, making the 2012 presidential contest the most tweeted-about event in U.S. political history.
Though some of the online chatter struck a serious tone, the momentous night also inspired much humor — especially when the web exploded after the networks called the election for Obama.
From plays on pop culture, to wisecracks on Republican candidate Mitt Romney, to Big Bird puns, Americans spawned many laugh-out-loud-worthy memes.
Take a look at 10 of the best Obama reelection memes that are trending online.
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