Prospect picks the best responses to the US election. We’ll be updating throughout the week.
1. A victory for Obama and Obama’s America by John Cassidy (The New Yorker)
Cassidy has been on fire throughout this campaign and he’s not stopping now.
“Hang on a minute, y’all. Who knows what the future holds? For now, let’s take the measure of what has happened, which is historic enough.”
2. The Republicans bet everything, and Obama won it all by Jonathan Chait (New York)
Obama ran a tremendous campaign, says Chait, but the Republicans missed a great opportunity. Here’s how they blew it.
3. Obama’s victory speech: Behind the return of the president’s rhetoric by Ezra Klein (The Washington Post)