California Winners Jerry Brown And 'No' On Pot Had Half As Many Facebook 'Likes' As Losers
Another case for Golden State sovereignty:
Facebook 'Likes' may have determined the races in most U.S. states, but Californians should be proud to know that Zuckerberg's popularity meter made no indication of our preference for governor or ganja this November.
Gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman had twice the 'Likes' as winner Jerry Brown, while 'Yes' on Prop. 19 had 25,000 more 'Likes' than the 'No' camp's weak 2,000. Both make sense, if you think about it: Who uses Facebook to publicize their love for a washed-up 72-year-old with solid fiscal policies or their square-ass stance on the psychedelic revolution?
Now, along with the awkwardness of converting campaign offices back to warehouses and throwing all paraphernalia into a mass grave in the projects, Whitman can sit up into the night, browsing through all the smiling faces of constituents who supposedly 'Liked' her, wondering what went wrong.
She might find her answer in all the other groups about her:
And our personal favorite:
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss LA Weekly's biggest stories.
- Kabbalah Centre and Its Former Rabbi to the Stars to Pay $177,500 in Sexual Battery Suit
Sun., Nov. 29, 6:30pm
Mon., Nov. 30, 7:00pm
Mon., Nov. 30, 7:30pm
Tue., Dec. 1, 7:30pm
- Bicycle Is Returned to Child, but Alleged Bully Bike Thief Is Still On the Loose
- Thanksgiving Travelers Will Enjoy Lowest Gas Prices Since Early 2009