It's an interesting piece that gets into conspiracy theories about vote rigging (it is curious that voting continued for four hours after the show ended Tuesday). There's also a reference to the bogus report of 38 million votes from Arkansas, etc.
The series certainly seemed to be on the tip of tongues around the country this season, with a field of Top 5 performers that was arguably the show’s strongest ever. Adam Lambert, in particular, drew the most attention, dividing viewers while also drawing admiration for the energy he injected into performances.
[Conway contestant Kris] Mr. Allen, meanwhile, played the part of Mine That Bird, the unsung colt who climbed unnoticed from the back of the pack to Kentucky Derby victory.