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Lessons From the 2012 Election

What we learned about politics from the Obama-Romney race.

Holly Allen is a Slate Web designer.

William J. Dobson is Slate’s politics and foreign affairs editor and the author of The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy.