Early on election day, we published a lighthearted list headlined "Ten Ways Colorado May Be Different If Donald Trump Is Elected President."
Twenty-four hours later, after Trump triumphed over rival Hillary Clinton nationwide (though not in Colorado), supporters of The Donald remain in a laughing mood. But those who opposed him have reacted to his victory with shock and dismay.
These varied reactions are reflected in our choices for the most memorable Colorado-related tweets about the presidential results — a mixture of pros and cons.
As you'll see, plenty of the tweeters make a connection between the Trump win and Colorado's passage of Proposition 106, a measure legalizing end-of-life options. In addition, there are numerous references to marijuana; clearly, some people think surviving the next four years will be easier if they're stoned the whole time.
Count down our top twenty picks below.
Colorado says yes to assisted suicide and Trump gives people a reason for it. https://t.co/FnJmK1BM04— Andrey Dunnigan (@nikonical) November 9, 2016
@TimGettys I feel Trump is good for the nation. Even though Colorado voted Hillary, Trump speaks more for my state.— Justin Marion (@JustinMarion8) November 9, 2016
Trump won stupid fucks, but what really pisses me off you Colorado Fucks voted to raise min wage! You stupid fucks!— Saul Blanco (@_el_ausente) November 9, 2016
IM ASHAMED THAT COLORADO WENT FOR CLINTON .HERE IN RURAL COL, WE WENT FOR TRUMP ! MUST BE THE IMPLANTS FROM CALIFORNIA THAT DID THAT !— Crusader (@RodgersColorado) November 9, 2016
I give up, world is going to shit so I'm moving to Colorado to get high and die by my own rights!!!! #f-u-trump— kb32738 (@kb32738) November 9, 2016
I joked a lot about Trump being President. I said, if he won, I'd move to Colorado and remain stoned for four... https://t.co/u5j8QrXWFr— Susan Nilon (@SusanNilon) November 9, 2016
Well, Trump won. Colorado legalized assisted suicide.. pic.twitter.com/qM7ECZxqTA— Դավիթ (David) (@DaviddNakashian) November 9, 2016
I have a brother in Colorado, a sister in Boston, and a career to worry about. Forgive me if I can't find trump jokes and memes funny.— Khadija (@kadijabm) November 9, 2016
Continue to see our choices for the ten most memorable Colorado-related tweets in the wake of Donald Trump's election as president.
Colorado passes assisted suicide bill on same day Trump wins. Unrelated news; Doctors in Colorado announce 4 yr wait list for appointment.— Luke Hagreen (@TheRealHagreen) November 9, 2016
Currently over 39,000,000 piece of shit Americans have voted for Trump and you wanna blame 3rd party voters? Interesting....— john caseus (@ColoradoCase) November 9, 2016
So i live in Colorado and i cannot begin to tell you how bad my FRIENDS were pissed off at me for being a Trump supporter lol— B'LACK OSAMA (@theBlackOsama) November 9, 2016
Arizona and Colorado voters support higher minimum wages https://t.co/gu4w26xWLk Good luck. Trump supports lower minimum wages.— Dan Wayment (@cantcu) November 9, 2016
my three favorite states didnt vote trump that makes me happy s/o California, Colorado and Illinois. Gang shit— bear (@bvmbvmb) November 9, 2016
If I would of known Donald Trump was going to win , I would of brought back all my weed from Colorado bc I can't this country is— Carla Dakota Franco (@lovecarladakota) November 9, 2016
@muckythehorse COLORADO NEEDS TO SECEDE TOO!!! The free people's republic of Colorado has a nice ring to it— fuck donald trump (@optimusprehm) November 9, 2016
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I can't wait for all the old racists fucks who voted trump to die maybe they should all go to Colorado and get it done with now— anxiety queen (@meaghanananana) November 9, 2016