8 Tweets That Sum Up How Everyone Is Already OVER This Election
How many times have you tuned in to some election news in the last several months and immediately pulled a horrified face, recoiling from what appeared to be a dark parody of American politics? Like, f’real, this election is never-ending! And the parties HAVEN’T EVEN PICKED THEIR NOMINEES!
There’s still a full half-year left of this, and if the likely candidates move on to the general election, it’s going to be a very ugly several months indeed. After all, Donald Trump has already accused Hillary Clinton of using her “woman card” to gain support, and they’re technically not even running against each other yet.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) April 29, 2016
After looking at where candidatesstand on issues millennials care about and the roles of women in politics now, it’s nice to know other people share our distress. And while social media may only be adding fuel to the the bizarre fire of this election (drama llama, yo), it’s also a place to commiserate. We can take comfort in knowing that we aren’t the only ones feeling confused and terrified. Here are a few choice responses to the campaign circus to get you through a few more weeks!
Just realized Election Day this year is Nov. 8th… Why does this cycle of all cycles have to be the one that goes as late as is possible?
— Taniel (@Taniel) April 29, 2016
1. For real, right? Since the election is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, Nov. 8th is the last day it could be. It may just be a few days extra, but by then we’ll definitely be feeling every single one of those days.
look on the bright side, at least in 100 years when population outpaces our capacity to grow food this election won't seem like a big deal
— Churlish (@Cryptoterra) April 29, 2016
2. When things get really bleak.
Gotta love these guys in the election all “Hillary only got this far because of her gender.” How do you think *you* got there, boys? 🙄
— Heidi N Moore (@moorehn) April 28, 2016
3. It’s a valid question!
Maybe this election is the rapture.
— Kashana (@kashanacauley) April 27, 2016
4. But that would mean… because we’re stuck down here… oh, no.
The 2016 election is a Stanley Kubrick movie https://t.co/kz7I3dxoCb
— bonehead tryhard (@ChrisCaesar) April 29, 2016
"Nessun Dorma," sung by Pavarotti, is playing at the O.C. Fairgrounds as the crowd chants "Trump! Trump!" and four choppers circle overhead.
— Matt Pearce (@mattdpearce) April 29, 2016
5. At least the weirdness is kind of beautiful sometimes?
Nothing like an election cycle to remind you how much literally everyone sucks.
— Josh Voland (@joshvoland) April 29, 2016
6. If it’s not your grandparents saying something you didn’t even realize people still thought, it’s logging on to Facebook and seeing the wall of memes. There’s no escape!
Did a 3rd grader or a presidential candidate tweet this I really can't tell https://t.co/93MoZ2zaF4
— Samantha Stevenson (@sammy_stevo) April 29, 2016
Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest -and you all know it! Please don't feel so stupid or insecure,it's not your fault
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 9, 2013
7. The possible future president of the United States, ladies and gentlemen.
This election cycle is embarrassing 😕
— justin (@justinklztr) April 29, 2016
8. Really sums it up best.
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