“He’s not my President”
Thousands of Americans are already distancing themselves from the new President-elect, Donald Trump, on social media. Trump was declared winner of the US election in the early hours of this morning, sparking a wave of outrage on Twitter. Now, devastated Americans are voicing their despair with the hashtag #HesNotMyPresident.
— ?royalty free? (@punkmisfitxoxx) November 9, 2016
Anti-Trump demonstrators set fires, break windows in California
Protests against Donald Trump have broken out in California’s Bay Area.
Demonstrators set fire to a likeness of Trump, smashed store front windows and set garbage and tires on fire in downtown Oakland, across the bay from San Francisco.
A few miles away, University of California, Berkeley students protested on campus.
A demonstration also unfolded at the University of California, Davis where students blocked streets as they marched and chanted anti-Trump slogans and “You are not America, we are America,” according to Twitter posts.
One protester in Oakland was struck by a vehicle after blocking a highway, local media reported.
Anti-Trump protests erupt as crowds burn flags and chant “Not our president”
“Pig’s bladder on a stick” – British MPs react
British MPs have reacted to the Trump news. They’re not happy. Labour MP for Cardiff West Kevin Brennan called Donald Trump “a pigs bladder on a stick.”
Proof that in the right circumstances a pig's bladder on a stick can be elected as leader of the so called free World
— Kevin Brennan (@KevinBrennanMP) November 9, 2016
A devastating day. For women. For people of colour. For a tolerant society. But we must not mourn, we must organise like never before.
— Caroline Lucas (@CarolineLucas) November 9, 2016
Now is the time to reassert our values of inclusion fairness and solidarity for all reject the politics of grievance and organise #fightback
— Angela Eagle (@angelaeagle) November 9, 2016
Wish I knew how to tackle the lies & anger which are currently defining political debate. Simple answers don't exist in a complicated world.
— Heidi Alexander (@heidi_mp) November 9, 2016