Sen. Claire McCaskill declared victory over Rep. Todd Akin in the Missouri Senate race Tuesday night, earning reelection against the Republican candidate forever associated with the phrase “legitimate rape.”
But during McCaskill’s acceptance speech, Twitter got a little distracted by Maddie and Lily, McCaskill’s young, fashionable daughters. One in particular baffled and transfixed with her mysterious color-block sleeve…
Viewers at election HQ here puzzled about Claire McCaskill’s daughter’s one blue sleeve.— Kenneth Baer
Claire McCaskill’s daughter is so awkward. Why is her one sleeve blue?— Becca Ginns
What is Claire McCaskill’s daughter wearing on stage behind her during this victory speech?— T. Shields, Esq.
How dare Claire McCaskill’s daughter wear one blue sleeve!— Jason Ferraro
I’m beyond fascinated by Claire McCaskill’s daughter’s braid and collared shirt situation. #2012election— Lauren Ober
The comparisons came rolling in — Chloe Sevigny won the popular doppelgänger vote.
Claire McCaskill’s daughter is serving some real Chloe Sevigny vibes #victoryspeech— Zak Stone
Claire McCaskill’s daughter is bringing 90s era Chloe Sevigny realness.— Joshua Conkel
claire mccaskill’s daughter (i’m guessing?) behind her is giving me chloe sevigny vibes— Hilary
Is Claire Mccaskill’s daughter Chloe Sevigny? …lol— cielito &co.
Debate as to whether McCaskill’s daughter looks like a lost Streep girl/Leelee sobieski/or Sevigny— Esther Zuckerman
Claire mccaskill’s daughter looks like a young meryl streep.— matt peters
And then there were these guys…
Claire McCaskill’s daughter’s a super cute little thing. Howyoudoin’?— Daniel Nester
Yo Claire McCaskill’s daughter though what’s up there— Travis Hughes
Getting a brief surge of social capital right now out of the fact that I went on a date with Claire McCaskill’s daughter once. #congrats— Nate Jones
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