Donald Trump has been elected President – some reactions


People are being witty and insightful about the election of Donald Trump.

As This Writer is neither witty nor insightful today, here’s what they had to say, starting with a US citizen commenting on the biggest political mistake of the year – before the US election:

At least two Brits agree:

What does it mean?

Hillary Clinton comes in for some (deserved) criticism:

Amazingly, the markets are stable:

But it seems the US population is not:

My own opinion on the unreliability of the mass media seem confirmed here:

And also on polling:

They won’t, Steve.

Let’s all remember this, next time the polls say Jeremy Corbyn is dozens of points behind the Tories, eh? There’ll be an agenda behind that result.

Some people appear to agree that it is the political situation that led to Trump’s candidacy that should take much of the blame for his election:

There have been some oddities as well. CNN quoted @VanJones68: “This was a whitelash against a changing country”. So what, exactly, is a “blacklash”, apart from an obscure Marvel Comics supervillain?

And the future? I like this:

And this:

And, indeed, this:

But I’m far less enthused by this:

And this:

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4 thoughts on “Donald Trump has been elected President – some reactions

  1. NMac

    People appear to be “kicking” the Establishment, but doing it in a way which will actually do more harm to themselves.

  2. Roland Laycock

    All this rubbish about Trump makes me laugh he want to get rid of NATO he wants to be friends with Russia and China and he wants to remove lots of the military bases from around the world like all politicians thats if he keeps his word then you have killery who wants a world war three, and some class her as good please put me striaght do any of you know him? are you being taken in by a very bias media? the media in the UK is sick and pumps out hatred and lies and there media makes the UK’s look like Amateurs when it comes to lies with its ant-Russian properganda.

  3. John

    Ah, what the heck! I’m gonna go on record and say that I reckon Trump isn’t going to be anywhere near as bad as everyone is making out. Maybe I’m wrong, but just got this hunch that a lot of people are moaning for nothing.

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