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How Barack Obama's Reelection Will Affect The Publishing Industry

Posted at 7:52AM Thursday 08 Nov 2012

No doubt the reelection of Barack Obama as President of the United States will have tremendous impact on numerous industries. Here are my predictions as to how Obama's second term will impact the book publishing industry, which Nate Silver has said are 90.9 percent accurate. (OK, maybe not, but I'm pretty certain of at least most of these guesses.)


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