- Anne Dichele appointed as Interim Dean of the School of Education
- Got the finals freak outs?
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- The Chronicle’s top ten news stories in 2016
- Women’s rugby team takes home second championship
- Women’s basketball’s upset bid against Michigan State falls short
- Men’s basketball beats Marist for first MAAC win
- Men’s ice hockey outshoots Union 54-17, but falls 5-2
- Women’s basketball stifles Siena, forces 34 turnovers
- Men’s ice hockey beats RPI behind three power-play goals
WRECK: Social Media Reactions to Election
As the results of the presidential election were announced Nov. 6, many ran to social media sites to express their opinions, and some were very vocal.
“Well that’s it. I’m moving to Canada!” one Facebook post said. Are you, are you really? You’re just going to drop everything, pack your bags, and move to a country that has way more socialist undertones than America, which Romney supporters seem to be against? For instance, Canada has universal health care. Wouldn’t the point of moving be to get away from policies and values you oppose? These drama queens definitely didn’t do their research.
It seems unpatriotic to give up on your country so easily. If they knew anything about the American government, they might realize that the president isn’t the sole decision maker. He can’t enact any laws without the help of the House of Representatives and the Senate, also known as Congress. Nothing drastic will happen overnight, so take a deep breath and step away from Twitter. We all know you’re not actually going anywhere. Besides, haven’t you ever heard the expression that quitters never win?