How Americans are coping with results of the 2020 US Elections
So, the 2020 US Elections are finally over. Joe Biden and Donald Trump are on the edge of their seat to know what happened of the result. But, we’re still a bit distant from the actual result showing up in front of us. After all, that’s what happens when over 90 million votes were cast in by postal voting. As a result, America has had to wait for the results to show up. And that prompted a lot of insane reactions from a lot of celebrities and Twitter users. Here are some of them!
Celebrities react to the wait for the 2020 US Election results
So, celebrities have shown a huge range of emotions about the 2020 US Elections. For instance, huge Biden supporter Alyssa Milano was a bit composed, focused more on the counting of the vote to complete:
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) November 4, 2020
However, Sarah Paulson was finding it hard to contain herself. The 2020 US Elections almost gave her PTSD!
The graphics on MSNBC are giving me PTSD.
— Sarah Paulson (@MsSarahPaulson) November 4, 2020
Furthermore, MCU Avengers star Karen Gillian was pretty much the only source of joy for several voters who were dreading the results of the election! And she acknowledged that on Twitter:
— Karen Gillan (@karengillan) November 4, 2020
CJ Johnson made a point of genuine concern. He feared that Trump’s erratic and chaotic behavior would become normalized and become a non-issue. And to some extent, considering how much votes Trump got in the election yet and how narrow it turned out to be, he has a point.
The one fear I had 4 years ago with Trump becoming President is that his erratic, selfish, and chaotic behavior would become so normalized that it would be a non-issue for a lot of ppl. Even a collective anxiety is becoming an every day occurrence. That’s wild.
— CJ Johnson (@cjjohnsonjr) November 4, 2020
Kerry Washington admired the real heroes of the 2020 US Elections – the poll workers!
To all the poll workers out there. Thank you. You’re a hero of democracy. 🙏🏾❤️✊🏾
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) November 4, 2020
Star Trek star George Takei highlighted the crucial swing states Michigan, Wisconsin, & Pennsylvania and urged voters to not pass judgements before mail-in/absentee ballots are counted for:
With so many mail-in / absentee ballots still uncounted in MI, Wi, and PA, we should not rush to make judgments about the outcomes there. In fact, if those ballots come back in the same proportion as they have been, we will win all three. Keep faith, friends.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) November 4, 2020
This one is by far the best reaction I saw on Twitter. Author Desus Nice made a reference to The Wire’s character Bubbles, who was a heroine addict that most viewers were rooting for to get his act together. That’s exactly how other countries were watching these 2020 US Elections!
other countries really watching america right now and hoping we get it together like we're bubbles from the wire
— Desus Nice (@desusnice) November 4, 2020
Simply said, Lilly Singh was incredible paranoid.
Right about now, we need to go to Unicorn Island for real for real. And I ain’t talking skittles and ish anymore. I’m talking ALCOHOL and MASSAGES bruh I can’t. 😫😫 pic.twitter.com/jfpdywc2I6
— Lilly // #LateWithLilly (@Lilly) November 4, 2020
Moreover, Olga Khazan was a bit annoyed that newscasters were telling the country to do electoral college math as they were scared to death for the country.
“Do some math with me” a newscaster tells a frightened nation at 1:37 a.m.
— Olga Khazan (@olgakhazan) November 4, 2020
Finally, William Brangham, a PBS News Hour Presenter, also told people to not rush and let the counting end!
"We are not popping a piece of toast in the toaster so it'll be ready in 60 seconds. We are electing the President of the United States…perhaps the most important election in the country's history. There's no rush. Count all the votes." (paraphrasing) @BeschlossDC on @NewsHour
— William Brangham (@WmBrangham) November 4, 2020
Regular Twitter users react to the division in the United States made obvious
However, the 2020 US Elections aren’t just scaring the celebrities. This one user even took xanax, a drug she was no longer relying on for years. But, the fear of Donald Trump becoming the President again was too much for her.
So far I'm not regretting it, despite the fact that I can't have alcohol or grapefruit juice for a while. Sadder about the grapefruit juice.
— Katie Goldin🐛💜 (@KatieGoldin) November 4, 2020
One user was even concerned as to how they can even look at 99% of their family who voted for Trump in this election.
wait how am i supposed to look at literally 99% of my family members knowing they voted for that orange bastard
— seth ☀️ BLM (@hidingintheivy) November 4, 2020
The initial scare where Donald Trump took a surging lead in multiple states was really concerning for several voters. Simply said, they were stressing out like crazy.
I don’t think Biden has it. Shit. Imma go back to bed this is stressing me out too much.
— Spanky McDutcherson 🔸 (@thatdutchperson) November 4, 2020
Another user Bethany Albertson made a very important point. She said that the fact that the election was anything but a landslide against Donald Trump was a huge wake up call for the Democrats and Joe Biden. After everything Trump did, the fact that people were still willing to accept Trumpism was extremely concerning, and still is.
I think the dem sadness you’re seeing on social media isn’t fatalism or resignation to an R win – it’s sadness that we’re not seeing a full scale repudiation to Trumpism.
— Bethany Albertson (@AlbertsonB2) November 4, 2020
Finally, seeing how tight the Presidential race turned out to be, people knew they were going to be stressed out all week. Especially because Pennsylvania was going to take a week to confirm their election results.
Me this whole day and rest of this week. pic.twitter.com/Nx6I1gVUVl
— Stephanie Miller ♿️ (@data_not_data) November 4, 2020
And so, this is how the common Americans coped with the 2020 US Elections. How are you dealing with the election? Let us know in the comments below.