The Brief: On election day 2018, Twitter users are divided...over a man who proposed to his girlfriend while she was in the middle of running the New York Marathon.

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A viral video of a man proposing to his girlfriend at mile 16 of the New York Marathon has some Twitter users criticizing him for interrupting her first marathon. Others have defended him, calling the public proposal a sweet gesture, but it’s unclear why he didn’t just propose at the finish line.