Nice Guy Comes First

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The visual history of a famous victory


A Twitter post shows the first couple in a victory embrace


(Below) An Obama supporter watches his acceptance speech at Times Square, New York City


Former President Bill Clinton introduces President Barack Obama during a campaign rally in Bristow, Virginia. Clinton’s support was a much-needed shot in the arm for the Obama campaign


A poster of US Presidentelect Barack Obama as Superman on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, California, a day after he won his first presidential election


“It’s like Etch-a-Sketch. You can shake it up and we start all over again” ~ ERIC FEHRNSTROM, senior advisor on the Romney campaign, expressing enthusiasm at starting from scratch once Mitt Romney was confirmed as the Republican party’s nominee for President


“If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down” ~ TODD AKIN, Republican nominee for Senate in Missouri, in an interview with FOX affiliate KTVI, contending that women who are raped do not require abortions because rapes rarely, if ever, lead to pregnancy


Members of the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) protest Romney’s plan to abort federal funding for Planned Parenthood



Actor Clint Eastwood addresses an empty chair and questions it as if it were US President Obama, as he endorses Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the final session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida

(Below) Tweeted by Barack Obama’s campaign in response to Clint Eastwood’s tete-a-tete with an empty chair




Obama-backers at a US embassy event at the Imperial Hotel, New Delhi

(Anchored by Devika Bakshi)