Twitter blows up: US election ‘scarier than Halloween’

Many social media users express shock that Republican nominee Donald Trump will be America’s new president.

A Clinton supporter watches with disbelief results in Manhattan, New York [Lucas Jackson/Reuters]
A Clinton supporter watches with disbelief results in Manhattan, New York [Lucas Jackson/Reuters]

Many on social media were shocked, outraged, confused and giddy with disbelief as they faced the reality of a US presidency under Donald J Trump.

As Tuesday’s election night was heating up with a widely held expectation that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton would win the presidency, her Republican rival Donald Trump started picking up several key states.

LIVE BLOG: Follow our extensive coverage

Here is a selection of tweets that capture this historic and astonishing moment in American politics:

https://twitter.com/MerikiKO/status/796170981798621184


https://twitter.com/nicole_soojung/status/796176833184169985

https://twitter.com/ZaidJilani/status/796201097086046208

https://twitter.com/fivek/status/796200781217234949

https://twitter.com/JuanMThompson/status/796200117284040708

https://twitter.com/NickMetalsMoore/status/796198124020756480

Source : Al Jazeera

Related

More from News
Most Read