Presidential Election Results 2012
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November 7, 2012 4:33 am at 4:33 am #518773
Via Facebook:November 7, 2012 4:54 am at 4:54 am #518774
President Barack Obama wins re-election
President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney. With results in from most states, America’s first black president has secured the 270 votes in the electoral college needed to win the race. Mr Obama prevailed despite lingering dissatisfaction with the economy and a well-funded challenge by Mr Romney.
READ MORE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20233064November 7, 2012 4:54 am at 4:54 am #518775
Obama’s Win Powered By Organization, If Not Ideas
by LIZ HALLORAN
November 06, 201211:32 PM
The euphoria of Barack Obama’s supporters on election night four years ago was replaced Tuesday by relief, as the incumbent president won a second term over Republican Mitt Romney in an effort powered more by organization than by ideas.
November 7, 2012 5:09 am at 5:09 am #518776
Boehner sounds like he’s in shock.November 7, 2012 5:09 am at 5:09 am #518777
Still waiting on Mitt concession speech…November 7, 2012 5:11 am at 5:11 am #518778November 7, 2012 5:18 am at 5:18 am #518779
So, crying? ;)
Me? Oh hell no. But now that the Republican top governance priority of making Obama a one-term President has failed, maybe their “compromise means we win” attitude will recognize a wake-up call, and they’ll turn their efforts toward cooperative leadership.
Heh, I dream.November 7, 2012 5:22 am at 5:22 am #518780
No, I meant Boehner was crying in shock. It’s the opposite of when he cries when happy. ;)November 7, 2012 5:23 am at 5:23 am #518781
Maybe he turned pale upon the realization?November 7, 2012 5:24 am at 5:24 am #518782
Analogue Kid said:
Still waiting on Mitt concession speech…
Don’t hold your breath – Obama got Colorado. Even if Romney got Ohio, Florida and Virginia, it still wouldn’t be enough.November 7, 2012 5:39 am at 5:39 am #518783
“So, once again, let me just very quickly announce this:
House of representatives: republicans
Presidency: Barack Obama…
…two years……three billion dollars…and we are clearly in the same fucking place we were when it started.”
upon announcing the projected victory, with every bit as much gravitas as any newsman reporting any previous election.November 7, 2012 5:58 am at 5:58 am #518784
Concession speech is liveNovember 7, 2012 6:00 am at 6:00 am #518785
Are Boehner and McConnell listening? “Our leaders need to reach across the aisle.”November 7, 2012 6:25 am at 6:25 am #518786November 7, 2012 12:38 pm at 12:38 pm #518787
Obama’s Acceptance Speech, equally gracious and a lot of common theme:
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