Jesse Jackson

An enduring image.

Above: From an MSNBC screenshot on the night of November 4th, 2008, Jesse Jackson, shedding tears of joy. Surely the words of Colin Powell will forever be remembered, however a tragically flawed figure he may be.

From CNN Politics, Oct. 20, 2008: “I think he is a transformational figure, he is a new generation coming onto the world stage, onto the American stage, and for that reason I’ll be voting for Sen. Barack Obama.”

Above: From the NYTimes, another incredible interactive map, here, detailing voting shifts from November 4th. Read more.

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