Waking Up Depressed? Read These 10 Tweets

Keep on keeping on
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 9, 2016 4:33 AM CST
10 Inspirational Tweets After an Exhausting Election
Emily Benn stays in a seat at the end of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night rally at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016.   (AP Photo/David Goldman)

If you're a Hillary Clinton supporter waking to a loss that seems incomprehensible—and wondering if the Canadian immigration site is back online—take heart, and read on. Here are 10 inspirational and hopeful tweets to remind you the world will keep right on spinning:

  1. George Takei: "The unthinkable happened before, to my family in WWII. We got thru it. We held each other close. We kept our dignity and held to our ideals."
  2. Michael Moore: "However this ends, that's where we begin."
  3. Lin-Manuel Miranda: "Go through all stages tonight. You are allowed to feel however you like. Take stock of your heart. See you tomorrow. We are all still here."

  1. Stephen Colbert: "In the face of something that might strike you as horrible, I think laughter is the best medicine. You cannot laugh and be afraid at the same time, and the devil cannot stand mockery."
  2. JK Rowling: "Deep breaths. You're not alone. There are many, many people on your side. The battle's only over when you stop fighting. xoxox"
  3. Kal Penn: "Stop it w: the moving to Canada shit. Double down on the country we love. If Trump becomes president, we have to get MORE involved not less"
  4. Nina Las Vegas: "No matter who your president is, always fight for education, tolerance and quality. Votes can't stop YOU from being good in your world."
  5. Jesse Tyler Ferguson: "I'm taking tonight to grieve for minorities, women, immigrants, muslims & the LGBTQ community but tomorrow I'm waking up ready to fight."
  6. Jessica Chastain: "The positive element from all this is that we can no longer pretend that we are free of racism & sexism. The question is, what do we do now?"
  7. Barack Obama: "Remember, no matter what happens, the Sun will rise in the morning and America will still be the greatest nation on Earth."
Some celebs were just a wee bit less positive... (More Election 2016 stories.)

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