Observations from watching the election coverage

Where’s the swingometer?

 

You can’t tell which party someone belongs to by the colour of their tie.

 

Eeeeek.

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I do not like this. Not one little bit.

 

Echoes from Brexit: Lots of first time voters. Lots of “timid Trumpites”.

 

Possible difference from Brexit: I’m not anticipating stories tomorrow of people saying “sure I voted for Trump, but I didn’t want him to actually win“.

 

Gaahhhhhhhhh.

 

Also, people are voting for the death penalty in Oklahoma and in Nebraska.

 

“… he called Mexicans rapists … ”

“I think that’s media spin.”

No. No, it’s literally what he said. Reporting his actual words is not what “spin” means.

 

… and now Canada’s immigration website has crashed.

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