USA’s general election was held yesterday and the whole world was waiting for the results of the election, especially the presidential one. The two main contenders, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were the main focus and people tuned in to follow the updates from the various states.
People followed the results streaming in from the polling stations across the states on live updates of reputable news organizations, via Google and via social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. The race was tight between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump but Trump emerged the winner after garnering the required minimum Electoral votes needed to clinch the Presidency.
BREAKING: Donald Trump is elected president of the United States. pic.twitter.com/yJpgfsAbc6
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 9, 2016
This news spread like wildfire in Twitter where people expressed their opinions about the new President-elect of the United States. One notable comment is by Chris Evans, who plays “Captain America” in the Marvel Studio films. His tweet says it all
This is an embarrassing night for America. We've let a hatemonger lead our great nation. We've let a bully set our course. I'm devastated.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 9, 2016
His statement was echoed by this guy.
Y'all know y'all fucked up when Captain America is ashamed of America. https://t.co/edsVu911va
— Indian Stats (@Indian_stats) November 9, 2016
He was not the only one with strong opinions about the newly-elected President. A lot of people expressed their worries about Trump being elected and here are some of the tweets.
Some are considering the gravity of the matter
How do we go from our first black president to a president endorsed by the KKK? How?
— Rob Fee (@robfee) November 9, 2016
Others are considering praying.
I think a lot of Americans may start learning how to pray again. #ElectionNight
— SCOTT WARNER (@ScottWarner18) November 9, 2016
It looks like another episode of American Horror Story
We are all apart of the new season of American horror story #ElectionNight
— TED (@Laughbook) November 9, 2016
The coincidence of the dates was not left unnoticed.
lol…Americans will …
— Rida (@9_pakistani) November 9, 2016
Yknow the saying "When America sneezes, the whole world catches a cold"?
Well, America just got a 4 year case of diarrhea.#ElectionNight
— Jake Ejercito (@unoemilio) November 9, 2016
They cannot believe what they’ve just done.
We just elected a man who is going to court on the 28th for running a fake university. #electionnight
— Ethan Cords (@EthanCordsForMN) November 9, 2016
Now Americans are pondering about the long 4 years ahead.
This is about to be the longest 4-year reality show ever.
— Comedic Bust (@ComedicBust) November 9, 2016
Donald Trump replacing Barack Obama is like when an ex downgrades
— Chloë (@Im_a_pringle) November 9, 2016
Others are considering to move to Canada.
Tryna get into the Canadian national anthem like pic.twitter.com/FmM7MC0LGs
— Sammy Davis Jr Jr. (@_iSplash) November 9, 2016
It even made the Canadian immigration website to crash
BREAKING: Canada's immigration and citizenship site has crashed.
— AJ+ (@ajplus) November 9, 2016
Anyway some decide to create their own fictional earth where Bernie Sanders “won” the election
meanwhile on earth 2 pic.twitter.com/VaFN5CVyw8
— cofounder of my ass (@bobby) November 9, 2016
Others were not happy of how some regions voted.
Aye France you guys want this back? We don't need it anymore pic.twitter.com/ERG6rxtSco
— quez (@pancakesdawg) November 9, 2016