'Thousands' of Americans voted for Harambe and now people are freaking out
Donald Trump's shock election win has already left a lot of people in a fragile state this morning.
And now widespread Twitter rumours that Americans decided to vote for Harambe yesterday have just tipped a load of them over edge.
It started when photos started to emerge of voters writing the slain silverback’s name onto ballot papers.
not mine but i saw it om facebook pic.twitter.com/10hgDUno2g
— Jeffrey Hernandez (@Mexicanabanana) November 9, 2016
Then rumours of Harambe's massive electoral mandate took off after this US journalist's tweet.
Over 11,000 people voted for Harambe. Harambe is a dead gorilla.
Those 11,000 votes would have saved our country. #ElectionNight
— David Leavitt (@David_Leavitt) November 9, 2016
And then it didn't take long for people to start really freaking out.
11,000 Americans voted for Harambe...they woke up, get dressed & voted for a dead animal. Trump is the least of some of your worries
— Jack Mull (@J4CKMULL) November 9, 2016
I mad at people that voted wrote in harambe like seriously this isn't s joke https://t.co/bWbNnVvuaL
— PoeTayToe (@ChrisChari) November 9, 2016
Fuck everyone who voted for Trump, Harambe, Harry Styles, and any others. This is not a joke.
— moved accs (@triviastrip_) November 9, 2016
It's unlikely that thousands of people did vote for Harambe, and even if they did, it wouldn't have affected the result, as some have claimed.
But still, guys, this was kind of a big deal.
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