USA wins!

United States’ John Brooks, second from left, scores his side’s second goal during the Group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. The United States defeated Ghana 2-1.(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

That’s it. No political science analysis. No political connections. Just really, really excited about this, and hey, part of the fun of having a blog is getting to celebrate sports triumphs by posting somewhere other than Facebook…

What a finish!

Joshua Tucker is a Professor of Politics at New York University. He specializes in voting, partisanship, public opinion, and protest, as well as the relationship of social media usage to all of these forms of behavior, with a focus on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
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