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Election 2012

It’s been a hell of a week for women in politics, and for uteri in general, for that matter. OK, we promise we’re not turning into politicsdork.com (url still available!) but this is important stuff so stay with us here.

Ladies made history, and one in particular, Democrat Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, an Iraq war veteran, was elected the first Hindu American in Congress. She’ll be sworn in come January and it won’t be over the bible, but the Bhagavad Gita, the Huffington Post reports.

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Did yoga affect your vote?

Lululemon, a company simultaneously linked to uniting yogis by sheer ubiquity of stretchy pants and dividing them by questionable philosophies, high price tags and a weird smiley, culty, clinginess combo, decided to stand between red and blue mats with their nonpartisan free yoga classes on election day. The incredibly profitable butt-snugging brand sponsored over 40 free yoga classes at various studios in the DC area, reaching into Maryland and Virginia (and neglecting the rest of the country? Treachery! Not exactly, but surely a slap in the face of unbiased patriotism depriving the rest of the country of greatness in marketing tactics, no? Lulu bless America.)

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