Steve Lonegan, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate who was defeated by Cory Booker yesterday, delivered his concession speech last night and, at one point, visibly shoves his wife’s arm away as she tried to console him.
Timecode 1:10 in the video below:
In animated GIF form:
I won’t speculate as to what’s going on behind the scenes, but considering how, throughout the special election process, Lonegan conducted an unsuccessful whisper campaign to insinuate that Cory Booker is gay, it’s not unfair to wonder what the hell that was all about. Coupled with his tea party politics, New Jersey voters helped us to dodge a bullet by keeping that guy out of Congress.