Florida – why do you do this to us?
It was like 2000 all over again as the presidential race hung on a knife edge in the Sunshine State, with the lead going backwards and forwards between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump through the night.
this season of America was praised for its plot twists but widely criticized in the finale for recycling the Florida story line.— The Library Owl 🌻🧙♀️🦉 (@SketchesbyBoze) November 9, 2016
Whichever candidate you were supporting, it was a nervy time.
Florida is giving me an ulcer— Emma Kennedy (@EmmaKennedy) November 9, 2016
At times there was almost nothing between them.
Whoah Hillary Clinton is down by less than 30 votes in Florida at the moment omg so close— Evan Edinger (@EvanEdinger) November 9, 2016
And that meant there was an important point to be made about the democratic process.
To those of you that say your vote doesn't matter, look at the current totals for Florida. pic.twitter.com/qnbJwkPCpV— Flea (@Flea) November 9, 2016
But it also meant people were just really, really annoyed with Florida.
no offense but why does Florida always do this like is it just for attention or— hamilton as dogs (@hamiltonasdogs) November 9, 2016
Can Florida just hurry up and declare so I can either go to sleep or start panicking #ElectionNight— Adele Carlsen (@adelecarlsen) November 9, 2016
I've never talked about Florida as much as I have tonight with this much sincere, genuine care and I blame all of you.— Scott Frerichs 🏳️🌈🐯 (@KaiserNeko) November 9, 2016
And there was a suspicion the state was enjoying its time in the spotlight.
I feel like Florida lives for this time to shine lol— Lindsey Pelas (@LindseyPelas) November 9, 2016
"I'll invite him but she's always so effin dramatic". -The other 49 states about Florida.— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) November 9, 2016
Clinton fans were getting good mileage out of this gif…
Every so often, it seems that Florida is just the most important place in America.
Nation Loves To Have Future Repeatedly Determined By Like 4,000 Random People In Florida— Matt Pearce 🦅 (@mattdpearce) November 9, 2016
But who are the people making the call?
Politifact: 48 percent of registered voters in Florida are crocodiles.— Seth (@SethAbramovitch) November 9, 2016
Okay. Makes sense.