In the ballroom, 9:02 p.m., Roma Torre has been muted. Now some sort of low-impact house music is playing. Oh, it’s a remix of “Alphabet Street”!
It’s not like polls are closing or anything. The bar has not actually gone free. Now all “mixed drinks, liquor & cocktails” are $11.75. Beer and wine: Free! Guess what people are drinking?
— Choire Sicha