- Influencer accused of selling shirt she was supposed to promote Tuesday 8:42 PM
- Jameela Jamil dragged for comparing reproductive rights to landlord rights Tuesday 6:54 PM
- Trump campaign posts Thanos meme, totally misses point of ‘Endgame’ Tuesday 5:58 PM
- Petition calls for Apple to make a Baby Yoda emoji Tuesday 5:16 PM
- This BTS-Billie Eilish mashup is the most popular tweet of 2019 Tuesday 4:51 PM
- Michelle Wolf embraces vulgarity in ‘Joke Show’ Tuesday 4:24 PM
- Influencer gets 14 years in prison for trying to steal domain name at gunpoint Tuesday 4:14 PM
- ‘Three Days of Christmas’ is a delightfully dark holiday alternative to Hallmark Tuesday 3:55 PM
- The way Trump Jr. holds his own book inspires mockery Tuesday 3:47 PM
- Woman facing backlash for no longer wearing hijab in end of the decade photo Tuesday 3:16 PM
- Report: Consulting firm lied about decreasing violence at Rikers Island jail Tuesday 2:36 PM
- TikTok users are sharing things they thought were ‘ghetto’ as kids Tuesday 2:31 PM
- Republicans just blocked a net neutrality vote in the Senate Tuesday 2:24 PM
- ‘Fox & Friends’ host stuck using dad’s account after Twitter suspension Tuesday 1:10 PM
- ‘They’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year Tuesday 12:56 PM
Now that campaigns for the general election are in full swing, social media is rife with political conflict. What are you to do when scrolling through your once-friendly feeds gets too darn depressing?
Replace your disillusionment with some good old fashioned escapism.
There’s something for everyone.
Potterheads donned merch in support of their ideal ticket. Though for some reason they failed to use the obvious and perfect hashtag: #ImWithHermione.
Disney fans selected the most courageous leader they could think of.
Parks and Recreation fans said yes to Leslie Knope.
We have to admit, she does seem qualified.
And hey, bro, if a female president isn’t your jam, there’s always the very patriotic choice of bacon-lover Ron Swanson.
If going green is your thing, we think Ms. Frizzle might have some great ideas for reversing global warming.
One Twitter user even made a very compelling argument for the Kool-Aid Man.
OK, we can’t stay in fantasy land forever. There is a real election happening. But, dammit, we’d love to #MakeAmericaGrootAgain.
Maybe in 2020?
Nayomi Reghay is a frequent contributor to the Daily Dot, covering body positivity, feminism, sex, relationships, and gender. She is also the author of the advice column “Swipe This!” A former New York Teaching Fellow, her writing has been featured in Reductress, Rolling Stone, Mic, Someecards, and more.