07/11/2012 04:49 GMT

US Election 2012: Romney Supporters Cry, Shout, And Look Glum After Defeat (PICTURES)

It was a bad night to be a Romney fan - and these supporters didn't hold back their emotions as results rolled in showing Barack Obama had won a second term.

Donald Trump, the number one Obama hater, went on a vitriolic rant on Twitter about the US electoral system.

Pundits at the Republican headquarters in Boston and on conservative channel Fox News, blamed everything from Hurricane Sandy to a media bias against Mitt.