Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump to concede. Trump is giving his acceptance speech.
I am so very tired and sad, but mostly I am just angry. Angry because this election was a referendum on how this nation values marginalized people, and the message is loud and clear and terrifying.
We had a chance to elect a woman who is the most qualified candidate ever to run for office, and instead we elected a sexual predator and avowed bigot who has never served a day in public office.
The last 18 months of my life, I've spent virtually every waking moment trying to avoid this very outcome. I am gutted.
And now, since it is three o'clock in the morning, I am going to bed.
There will be an open thread again sometime tomorrow, when we are ready to begin modding again. Until that time, I take up space in solidarity with you, friends.