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Patience

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When nothing is certain, focus on what you can control

As Jimmy Kimmel tweeted last night, “This is like being awake during your own surgery.” When will it end? Who knows! We’re caught somewhere between refreshing the same four websites, stress-eating what’s left of our election night snacks, and thanking our forefathers/mothers for blessing this country with the confusing mess that is electoral politics.

It’s a great system. Super easy to understand.

Our uncertainty will probably continue through today — and tomorrow, and the next day, and maybe even the next. Maybe this is the feeling we’ll remember when we think back on 2020, long after we’ve forgotten the names…

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