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Obama's victory of hope over hate

Bridget Welsh

Published
Modified 8 Nov 2012, 4:08 am

COMMENT When the presidential election was finally called, the results confirmed what most people expected - Barack Obama was returned to office for another four years.

It was not quite the nail-biter the media hyped it up to be, but there certainly were moments of uncertainty and anxiety on both sides.

NONE In terms of the popular vote, Obama's margin was extremely slim, although the electoral college system gave him a comfortable margin as he picked up the key swing states, including Florida (where I voted)...

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