Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Obama Is President Again

Posted By on Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Mitt Romney hasn't yet conceded, but ... it's safe to say Barack Obama will grace America with another four years as our leader. According to news outlets everywhere, Obama was reelected president after winning the battleground state of Ohio.

While Romney was looking for his concession speech that he supposedly never wrote, Obama campaign immediately tweeted out a big thank-you to his supporters.

  • Obama campaign via Twitter

Down at the University of San Francisco, students watched as Obama was announced the winner of the presidential election -- and they were thrilled.

Ruiz Plascencia, a 20-year-old junior, told SF Weekly that "there were a lot of discrepancies in what Romney had to say -- Obama was a more viable candidate."

And Andrew Roman, an 18-year-old freshman, said he was relieved by the results. "Romney is trying to take away my rights as a gay man," he said. "Romney would be the second coming of Bush."

  • Pin It

About The Author

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook


  • Third Eye Blind @ The Masonic
    Third Eye Blind performed on Sunday, July 26 at The Masonic to a sold out show with the support of Dashboard Confessional & Ex-Cops. Photographs by Christopher Victorio.
  • Morrissey @ San Jose Events Center
    The last stop for Morrissey serenaded the sold out crowd during his only Northern California date on Saturday, July 25 at the San Jose Events Center. Photographs by Christopher Victorio.