This week on The Confab: Thongs, Twitter and rigged votes. The problem with pride parades and Iran's not-so-secret stolen election. Plus, a fabulous farewell to one of The Root's own. Join The Root's Managing Editor Lynette Clemetson as she talks with Deputy Editor Terence Samuel, Washington reporter Dayo Olopade and contributor to The Root Cord Jefferson. * Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus. * Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.