As we continue to hurtle toward an election that could tear a hole in the fabric of political space-time as we know it, everyone is crunching the numbers and trying to predict exactly how it might go down. Or, in the case of data wonk Nate Silver, what would happen in purely hypothetical cases.
And here's if just dudes voted. pic.twitter.com/HjqJzIVwc4— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) October 11, 2016
Wow! Crazy, illuminating stuff. Thankfully, both genders have the vote, so we needn’t overly concern ourselves with this sort of breakdown.
OK, well, sure, technically, but that doesn’t have any bearing on—
I don’t know if that’s actually—
Here's what the electoral map would look like if it had a cat on it. pic.twitter.com/xpqNNfZWSO— Mike Bates (@MikeBatesTWIBH) October 12, 2016
Very cute, although we should be focusing on—
Oh come on.
Here's what 2016 would look like if just people who pronounce "crayon" with two syllables voted: pic.twitter.com/ma1vPHOtbZ— Scott Bixby (@scottbix) October 12, 2016
I just… help…
here's what the electoral map would look like if just 10-year-olds voted pic.twitter.com/4btTY2mm4k— Kelly Weill (@KELLYWEILL) October 12, 2016
No more. Please, no more.
This isn’t helping.
here's what the electoral map would look like if it was printed on the inside of your eyelid pic.twitter.com/BdLy5Vk2Xq— recognize. (@jenihead) October 12, 2016
WE GET IT.
What would the electoral map look like if it wore pants? pic.twitter.com/BQVSB9Zq0o— Freddie Campion (@FreddieCampion) October 12, 2016
Let me die now.
Here's what the electoral map would look like if we lived in the Land of ür Olor, which has no elections https://t.co/MGE0I6mq90— Casey Kolderup (@ckolderup) October 12, 2016
Here's what the electoral map would look like if it were a photo of Jeff Goldblum. pic.twitter.com/lfOCrjFTw0— Merlin Mann (@hotdogsladies) October 12, 2016
Here's what the electoral map would look like if only people on Reddit voted pic.twitter.com/El1kL8kYc4— Gore Vidal Sassoon (@JimmyJazz1968) October 12, 2016
I am genuinely upset.
here's what the electoral map would look like in comic sans pic.twitter.com/Mwz0M9mHIu— Liam (@inky) October 12, 2016
Leave me alone, I beg of you.
THAT’S THE SAME MAP AS BEFORE.
here’s what the electoral map would look like if people truly voted their conscience pic.twitter.com/Wmd7vWYw7W— Granblue Is the Warmest Colour (@alex_navarro) October 12, 2016
Must… look… away…
if only Gay Twitter voted pic.twitter.com/xjwkU7Mu9P— David (@DiscreetLatino) October 12, 2016
Well, can’t dispute that one.
This is what the US electoral map would look like if it was covered in bees. pic.twitter.com/jmtPvmalOP— . (@twlldun) October 12, 2016
Honestly, how do we even know there’s a map under there?
Will give it a pass for the Simpsons reference.
Sounds… kind of lovely.
Here's what the electoral map would look like if just Leon voted: pic.twitter.com/ixlQQrpefs— leon (@leyawn) October 12, 2016
here's what it would look like if only people making "here's what it would look like if only tk people voted" maps voted pic.twitter.com/jLfrJeqDX3— Casey Johnston (@caseyjohnston) October 12, 2016
Oh no. We’re getting meta now.
here’s what the electoral map would look like if only funny people voted pic.twitter.com/QnPxY8CUgq— Philip Bump (@pbump) October 12, 2016
These are dark times indeed.
Ah, the sweet bliss of nuclear annihilation. All is well. But if you get the chance, don’t forget to vote. Or you may not like how the final map looks.