Earlier this week, outgoing Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis rode away on a motorcycle after resigning his office in a dramatic blog post. He was a combative leather-clad rebel who was called a “rock-star” by some. And his replacement was the “soft-spoken” Euclid Tsakalotos, a professor who prefers corduroy to leather and was expected to be a much less flamboyant representative for Greece. But then Tsakalotos showed the world his signature and made it clear that like his bird-flipping predecessor, he has an affinity for obscenity. His John Hancock is below.
Post-manual-recount Florida Senate **official** election results: Rick Scott (R) defeats Bill Nelson (D) by 10,033 votes.
The manual recount actually shifted the margin by 2,570 votes, which is more than twice as many as the previous record recount shift this century. The fact that Florida is a huge state helps, but that’s certainly notable.
25,543 fewer votes were cast in the Florida Senate race than governor’s race in Broward County. It’s possible—though by no means certain—that bad ballot design cost Bill Nelson his seat.