Tangerine tango is not the victory dance for the winner of the upcoming Florida Republican primary. It’s the official color of 2012.

The color was selected as Pantone’s “color of the year,” and is already making a fashion statement in stores, at sports events, and awards shows. Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of Pantone told the New York Times earlier this month that “the color of the year is not the hot fashion color, but an expression of a mood, an attitude, on the part of the consumers.”

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