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November 9, 2016

Trump Shocker: Our Election Night 2016 Grand Tour

As shattering as it was (we saw mushroom clouds on Instagram, and at least one tweet that simply read “9/11”) much of the imagery offered simple jubilation or pain. In these highlights from our feeds, we went further afield.

 Photo: Evan Vucci caption: A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a baby during a campaign rally in Sarasota, Florida. November 7, 2016.

This proposed George Lois cover imagined a bruised, but victorious Hillary Clinton. Instead, the day after Trump’s stunning victory, it’s more suggestive of a “deplorable” Trumpist. That’s how deep America’s divide goes. (Of course, that’s not even mentioning a more feminist reading, including how much gender abuse was directed toward Clinton during Election2016.) #Repost @coverjunkie ・・・ Seen this on @print_mag via ace @thedailyheller : “If #GeorgeLois were doing Esquire covers today, what would he do about the election outcome? Here’s his response; We’re in a Dewey Defeats Truman moment when the polls and the pundits boldly asserted with no room for doubt: New York Republican Governor Thomas Dewey was going to defeat President Harry S. Truman on Nov. 3, 1948. The Chicago Tribune‘s famous headline was wrong. Likewise, had the country followed conventional wisdom and good sense, this cover would be a celebration. Today it is a reminder that wishes don’t always come true, other than the profound wish among most of us that this brutal campaign and anything like it again is finally over.” #Clinton #gender #stereotypes #voters #demographics #Election2015 #Hillary #sexualabuse #politics #roughandtumble

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David has been killing it with the election metaphors. #Repost @davidbutow #electionday ##campaign2016

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Photo: Evan Vucci  caption: A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a baby during a campaign rally in Sarasota, Florida. November 7, 2016.

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