Cory Booker made me write this post

Cory Booker–a Rhodes Scholar, Star Trek geek, savvy social-media user and occasional shoveler of snow–works as the mayor of Newark, N.J. He also holds the unquestionable status of most bad-ass politician in the Garden State after rescuing a next-door neighbor from a house fire (!) and then noting it in a couple of late-night tweets:

After reading the Star-Ledger’s writeup of the mayor’s heroics, I asked why Twitter wasn’t paying more attention to the news out of Brick City:

Soon enough, #CoryBookerFacts were bubbling up. Read after the jump for highlights from the dozens that surfaced over the next several hours.

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