It's no doubt that a few people were devastated when Romney lost the election. And by "few people," we mean everyone on this site. Oh, and this young kid, too. The 48 percent of the country that wanted Romney in (or, more so, wanted Obama out of) the White House was defeated by the tyranny of the 47 percent (which, really, was closer to 50 percent) majority. It was over - Obama had solidified another four years crashing America into the ground and there was nothing more that could be done.
Except, of course, resort to the 21st century version of sore-loser-ism: when all else fails, go on Twitter. You have 140 characters to broadcast to all 132 of your followers the post-election anguish, pain, night terrors and, according to Jezebel
, good ol' fashioned American pastime known as heartless racism.
In the report, writer Tracie Egan Morrissey collected a ton of tweets a few days ago that are just.... yeah, they exist. That's all. The South will rise again and all that jazz. Here's a quick preview:
@Walken4GOP: "Why did Obama's great grandaddy cross the road? Because my great grandaddy tugged his neckchain in that direction."
@pukingvagina: "So the nigger is still living life in that big white apartment."
@KG39baseball: "The movie 2012 first New York floods and there is a nigger in office also. See a coinensadince."
Yes. A coinensadince.
Well, two of those lucky contestants were fellow New Yorkers like me and you. And not even old enough to vote yet.More »