Politics--in addition to confounding America's youth--is kind of weird. How so, you ask? Twitter provided some examples.

Opponents resolve their differences as soon as there is a confusing bet to be made

Pelosi and Barton (!) bet on World Series: San Fran Ghirardelli Chocolates vs. Texas deep-dish pecan pieless than a minute ago via web

Elaborate security precautions are encouraged...

Getting close to time for Nancy Pelosi to start booby-trapping Speaker stuff. Be creative!less than a minute ago via tGadget

...while honest appraisals of Top Line's influence are discouraged

Nicolle Wallace said 1st female president was probably watching today's #TopLine. any takers?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

Champion boxers feel compelled to campaign for beleaguered moderates

Harry Reid has a rally with Manny Pacquiao on Friday.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Halloween seems less (or more) scary

...when i start telling neighborhood kids that "Trick or Treat" is a "weak closing argument" #youknowitsclosetoElectionDaywhenless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

The majority of pundits are German psychic octopi (living German psychic octopi, that is)

Rumor that Paul the Oc was booked for Morning Joe to discuss Nevada Senate outcome. Sigh, it will never be.less than a minute ago via web

Unlike the real world, difficult questions do not necessarily have easy answers

Fact: Any politician who tells you any major issue can be fixed JUST by stopping waste fraud + abuse is either ignorant or lying.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

Because it just is.

This election will come down to: witches, little-known pols who say "shove it," violent KY'ans, debate cheating and carl paladinoless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter