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Eleven Instagram election memes that sum up how everyone’s feeling today

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Moya Crockett
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In darkness, there is always some light. And in 2016, that light often comes in meme form.

Since the news broke that Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States, our social media feeds and WhatsApp group chats have been awash with posts capturing the mood of a shell-shocked planet – because when you can hardly find the words to express how you feel, sometimes only a funny social media post will do.

If you’re grappling with Trump anxiety, you can read our guide to dealing with election stress here. But in the meantime, take a look at our pick of the best election-themed posts from Instagram here – from the witty to the downright heartbreaking.

1) Our reactions this morning

A post shared by JeSsIe CaVE (@jessiecave) on

2) Why people voted for Trump

A post shared by Damon D'Amore (@damondamore) on

3) Remember this

4) The special relationship


5) How Ireland must be feeling right now

It's a sad sad day for the world as we know it :(

A photo posted by Leading Social (@leading_social_) on

6) Tips for feeling better

A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on



7) Trump: actual career goals?

 

What.the.fuck #election #dead

A photo posted by R E B E C C A ✖️ (@rebecca_dieu) on

8) Some historical perspective

A post shared by Kristina (@chapman_outdoors) on

9) If Trump really wants to build that wall...

A post shared by Angry Man (@angrymansworld) on

10) The button we all want to push

11) Looking to the future

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Moya Crockett

Moya is Women's Editor at stylist.co.uk, where she is currently overseeing the Visible Women campaign. Carrying a tiny bottle of hot sauce on her person at all times is one of the many traits she shares with both Beyoncé and Hillary Clinton.

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