Battle of the Buzzwords

Journalists had many colorful options for describing last week's GOP victories:

Number of mentions in the press and on TV talk shows, 11/7 through 11/11

Hurricane: 8

Tsunami: 18

Earthquake: 50

Tidal Wave: 140

Landslide: 263

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