Grief and disbelief at Clinton HQ

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Published on November 9, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

Supporters of US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, reacting to elections results Source: DREW ANGERER/GETTY

Supporters of US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, reacting to elections results
Source: DREW ANGERER/GETTY

A stony silence turned to sheer horror early Wednesday for Hillary Clinton’s supporters at what was meant to be her presidential victory party as it became painfully clear she would not close the gap with Donald Trump.

One by one, states turned Republican red on the interactive map of the country. One by one dejected Clinton fans left in tears without even seeing their beloved candidate.

“It’s a nightmare,” said Jeannette Barbasch, a 50-something Clinton backer leaving the cavernous Javits Center on the west side of Midtown Manhattan, which had been decked out in American flags for Clinton’s expected win.

“We’re totally distraught — we never thought this could happen.”

Brian Smith, a…

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