Let This Balloon Stabber At The Republican National Convention Bring You Peace

feature image and video via C-SPAN

It’s been four days since the conclusion of the Republican National Convention, an event that seemed to defy the concept of time as we know it. Many of us are still plagued by nightmares of last week and visions of Donald Trump carrying out his dystopian doom mission on our country. However, there is still hope in the form of this worker caught on film in the background of a post-RNC interview stabbing viciously at the thousands of balloons wastefully dropped from the rafters during Donald Trump’s 30 minute curtain call. It’s a thing of beauty; this worker moving methodically through the aisles as a liberator of our frustrations – every sweet, piercing jab is a cathartic release of our internal screams.

Even when the worker moves out of frame their poker conducts a chorus to the tune of, “ARE. YOU. F’ING. KIDDING. ME. NO. UGH. WHY. GET. SERIOUSLY? THE HELL! OUT. WTF. NO. AHH.” Like the balloons onto the crowd of one of the most willfully ignorant and hateful candidates in modern history, let these pops rain down upon you and bring you peace.

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  1. I literally didn’t hear a word of this interview. I just zoned out to the balloons ^^ ah. Inner peace.

  2. Those balloons were inflated by students at a majority Black high school; the students interviewed mainly said that although they were too young to vote they disapproved of Trump and the Republican Party…

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