Donald Trump is going to be the president of the United States of America. Let that sink in for a moment.
Yes, it seems like it could be an episode of Black Mirror.
In fact, the makers of the hit dystopian series have had to clarify that the revelation was neither a marketing ploy or indeed an entire episode of Black Mirror:
Charlie Brooker, the show’s creator who also produces an annual “Wipe” each year, also tweeted following Trump’s victory:
In fact, a number of people have suggested we are all actually just living in Black Mirror episode...
The news of Trump’s victory also compelled people to re-share a clip of MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow confirmed that this was not, in fact, all a horrible dream.
She told viewers: “You’re awake by the way. You’re not having a terrible, terrible dream.
“Also you’re not dead and you haven’t gone to hell.
“This is your life now. This is our election now. This is us. This is our country.