On Tuesday, we reached another significant milestone in the the infuriating, soul-crushing, “is this shit really happening in 2016?” hellscape that is the current presidential election: Hillary Rodham Clinton is now the official Democratic nominee.
It is the first time in our nation's 240-year history a woman has been the official nominee of a major party in a presidential election.
Some are celebrating. Others are burning pants suit effigies. The rest are rapt with an overwhelming sense of meh. While HRC is nowhere near the dumpster fire-levels of suckage that is Donald Trump’s platform of racism, sexism, homophobia, and general sliminess, she’s lightyears away from a dream presidential candidate, especially if you reveled in the "Yes We Can" optimism of President Obama's previous elections.
At this point, I’d sooner vote for Francis J. Underwood. But these are the cards we’ve been dealt, and the least crappy hand has to be played.
So how do outraged Americans cope? By venting on social media, of course!
Twitter user Mad Black Thot capitalized on her democratic depression by creating the hashtag #GirlIGuessImWithHer, and Black Twitter took it from there. The inventive hashtag quickly exploded into a hilarious and bleak catharsis on our collective political purgatory and being forced to back the less diabolical candidate.
Here are the best #GirlIGuessImWithHer tweets:
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