Election 2016: 'This is like Brexit - but much, much worse'

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

As Donald Trump closed in on victory this morning, it's fair to say his impending triumph divided opinion on social media.

Trump looks likely to claim the US election, requiring just 26 more votes at time of writing.

Naturally, many Twitter users likened his all-but-certain triumph to the other defining event of 2016 - the UK's Brexit vote in June.

Check out some of the reactions below.