Hurricane Sandy, impact and effect – two annotated graphics

With Superstorm Sandy (as she is apparently now known) trailing devastation behind her all along the north-eastern seaboard, her impact now reaches beyond catastrophic property damage and in to the realms of the US presidential elections. Is this the best of times or the worst of times for Obama?

Click on each graphic for an expanded view.

Hurricane Sandy: its impact in numbers
Hurricane Sandy: its impact in numbers

 

Hurricane Sandy: impact on US election
Hurricane Sandy: impact on US election
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