The Current | Nov 7, 2012 | 21:59
US Election Results Panel
44 U.S. Presidents have taken the oath of office. By the time Rome had 44 emperors, the Empire was close to splitting. By the time England had 44 kings, England was nearing civil war. The U.S. faces its own splits and divisions, many of them exacerbated by this presidential campaign and underlined by the results of yesterday's vote. Today, we're looking at the implications of an Obama win in a nation so divided.