So what is America trying to do the day after electing a megalomaniac sentient cheese doodle as their president? They’re trying to figure out how to get the hell out of here. Google trends shows that people started searching the word “emigrate” like crazy right around the time the election was called:
And the Canadian immigration site went down completely:
Maybe they should invest some money in their interface, because I bet it’s going to be getting a lot of attention the next four years.
While leaving the country feels appealing right now, if you really hate Donald Trump, you could do more by staying. You can protest, donate money to organizations like Planned Parenthood or RAINN, you can talk to family members who supported the GOP candidate about why this is so frightening for women, people of color, LGBTQ people and immigrants. And in 2018, you can vote in midterm elections.
That’s assuming Donald Trump doesn’t blow us up as soon as he gets the nuke codes.