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The Economist cover story headline: "Now, hug a Republican"

The Economist chimes in on Obama's victory with its cover story...

This past Tuesday, Barack Obama won his bid for re-election and by a larger margin than many expected.  The Economist's cover  this week argues that he must now swallow his pride and work with the Republicans. The leader also explores how a budget deal would help the president, his opponents, his country and the world. The cover: "Now, hug a Republican."

Economist cover