Declares CNN, NBC.
Four more years with Ben Bernanke the Money Printer is also assured. Good luck with that, too.
Quick check on the Japanese reaction is very favorable, not at all surprising from a country with 86% support for Obama. Many on Twitter says Obama is better for Japan.
But as I said before, these people are in a fairyland where the US will press TPP, GMO, Ospray, military bases, more US Treasury purchase on Japan and somehow the president of the US is not involved in any of these. Not to mention it is the land where radioactive materials are safe as long as the government says so.
Also, as a country who has been still attempting to resurrect the moribund economy for over 20 years using the Keynesian method of the government-led "stimulus" and has so far miserably failed, they wish for the handy defeat of the Republicans in the 2014 election so that the US money printing and government-led "stimulus" under Ben and Obama will continue.
It's amusing to read Nikkei, who seems to think there is a vast majority of middle class Americans (i.e. working for GM and Chrysler in Ohio) who ardently supported Obama for the economic recovery. Sure. Middle class.
And the Japanese are happy to see "Sesame Street" continues.