Obama couldn't have done it without Romney. But he couldn't have done it without Occupy Wall Street, either. In fact he needed Occupy Wall Street first, in order to make full, effective use of Romney.
Two days ago, the world watched the duel between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Regardless of which side we were supporting, the two men represented the divide of a worn-out American society.
Missed by the mainstream media, but churning at the heart of our democracy, are social movements, movements without which President Obama would not have been re-elected.