The past few days, the world held its breath as the United States embarked on a nail-biting election week. Punctuated with an anxiety-inducing number of twists, the 2020 American election ended in a win for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Now, as we all sit back and relax, here is a roundup of some of the best memes from election week.
1. One of the few things that kept us going:
The only thing that’s getting me through this election anxiety is the fantasy that somewhere Taylor swift is in a recording studio doing her re-records and giving us the 11 minute version of all too well
— kathryn gallagher (@kathryng) November 2, 2020
Anyone else’s screentime up 110% this week? Just me?
2. Literally everyone else in the world:
*Me, a Canadian calling for a dentist appointment*
Receptionist: Is Tuesday November 3rd fine?
Me: Yes–OH GOD ISN'T THAT ELECTION DAY
Receptionist: There's an election??
Me: IN AMERICA
Receptionist: Does…does that matter then?
Me: NO BUT I WOULD BE VERY STRESSED OUT
— XIRAN, Chinese History Meowmer (@XiranJayZhao) October 29, 2020
No matter where we’re from, we all put our lives on hold this week. I know I canceled all my appointments and got no sleep at all to obsessively check polls.
3. Election anxiety might’ve been getting to us juuuust a smidge:
Really hoping that anxiety and pure liberal rage are personality traits because honestly that's all that's left of me after this election season.
— Geraldine (@everywhereist) October 21, 2020
I am walking anxiety at this point, but working on becoming a person again.
4. Meanwhile, this was happening and several points were made:
finally an american president takes a strong anti-dracula stance https://t.co/ir0BFlD2cf
— Rich Lather (@allahliker) November 5, 2020
Honestly, poor Count Dracula. He gets enough bad rep without Trump weighing in.
5. Honestly this sounds good to me right about now:
Emotional Support Canadians are on standby. If you have not yet received your Emotional Support Canadian, one will be assigned to you shortly. 🇨🇦
— 🍁 Canadian Fletchy☘ (@Darth_Pingu) November 4, 2020
I’m not an American citizen but do I qualify to get one? Please, Canada?
6. Unpopular opinion – Jake Ryan was the real visionary on Hannah Montana:
— ahlam ummul-khair (@SayTheNameAhlam) November 7, 2020
I confess I was Team Jesse back in the day, but I may be rethinking my stance all these years later.
7. Yeaaaah, Nevada’s not going to live this down for a while:
Nevada memes are my new favorite thing pic.twitter.com/82DCOIkOUk
— Michael Gregory (@MochaTheLegend) November 5, 2020
I guess they took “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” a bit too seriously.
8. I think we can all agree that Miranda Priestly would have wrapped this whole thing up with days to spare:
Look. It’s been a hard year. But I think we can all agree the Nevada memes made it worth it in the end. pic.twitter.com/4YPfO8bLlC
— Eli McCann (@EliMcCann) November 6, 2020
Miranda would’ve had Nevada running for her life.
9. #Knope2024 :
Someone check on Leslie Knope pic.twitter.com/XWnxnO4KhB
— Nora Dominick (@noradominick) November 7, 2020
10. UM, chills. Literal chills.
LMAOOO IM NEVER DELETING THIS APP
— EDM BEN 10 🦍 (@_gh0stn) November 6, 2020
The Marvel Cinematic Universe just got a whole lot more interesting.
11. It’s the 100% accuracy for me:
Me laughing at election memes vs when I think about the election pic.twitter.com/DJYXKgfGCD
— MyTherapistSays (@MyThrpstSays) November 3, 2020
It’s a coping mechanism, guys.
12. You and me both, Ben Schwartz. You and me both.
— Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) November 7, 2020
13. Until next time, Steve Kornacki:
it’s time https://t.co/dEn5IyFO2L
— keely flaherty (@keelyflaherty) November 7, 2020
If you have developed an irrational obsession with our boi Steve here, know that you are not alone.
14. They say a video compilation speaks a thousand pictures:
It’s official: Donald Trump is… pic.twitter.com/LxUycoZF9s
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) November 7, 2020
Good one, Daily Show.
15. And finally, the meme to crown them all:
I WON THIS ELECTION, BY A LOT!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 7, 2020
This one just speaks for itself.
So we can breathe for a bit for now, but the fight is not over. Tomorrow we will wake up and we will continue to evaluate the work of the US government. But for now, we sleep (and laugh a bit more).
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