As Trump’s victory loomed French ambassador, Gérard Araud, tweeted a sobering condemnation of the U.S. election.
Calling The Donald’s victory the end of neo-liberalism and wondering what will replace it, Araud says that the combination of Brexit and the massive Republican victory is evidence that anything is possible — pigs can fly, Hell has frozen over, and the Chicago Cubs are capable of winning the World Series.
— oatc (@_oatc_) November 9, 2016
“After Brexit, anything is now possible,” he wrote. “A world is crumbling before our eyes. Vertigo.”
Shortly after the tweet was posted, it disappeared — but not before the Internet preserved it in all its magnificence.
What is frightening is that he is correct.
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