Wash away that election stress with these relaxing gifs


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#2

I let you know after election day if it worked.


#3

It will… that’s when you transition into post-election stress.


#4

Where are the relaxing ones? All I see is a repetitive tedium of seeing a red line creep closer to the blue line.


#5

So while the ball is dropping, that hooky chainy thing is swinging left and round behind your head.


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Wash away that election stress with these relaxing gifs

How about a triple scotch and a Valium instead?


#7

I like the birhday cake one the best.


#8

Yep. Although “stress” doesn’t really go deep enough; it’s more like throat-tightening terror. Either Trump wins, and we get Ted Cruz on the Supreme Court, global economic collapse, and then a civil war when the Trumpettes still don’t get rich. Or Clinton wins by a hair, the Trumpettes scream “rigged,” and we get civil war directly.

Either scenario is troubling.

Edit: typo


#9

Why do I feel compelled to edit those gifs to leave out the last few frames???


#10

Here you go:


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Yes. The 2nd GIF resembles a loop of this one, through the present:

The repeated ‘necking’ of the spread is… not soothing.


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