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How The Gitmo Prisoners Reacted After Trump Won Is Hilarious

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There was another group of people aside from liberals that absolutely lost it on election night after Trump won: prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. Many of them were so upset that they asked the guards for drugs to help them cope with their emotions:

Prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba “thought it was the end of the world” the night of the presidential election and asked their guards for tranquilizers and sleeping pills, CBS correspondent Margaret Brennan reported Thursday.

David Remes, the lawyer of one of the prisoners at Guantanamo, recounted to Brennan what his client told him about election night.

“He said that many detainees thought that it was the end of the world and felt terrible and that many detainees asked for tranquilizers, sleeping pills because they were so distraught,” Remes said.

Remes said he is afraid that once Donald Trump officially becomes president, the doors will “slam shut” and remaining detainees will not be able to be released.

These prisoners evidently believed they were on their way to release. President Obama has been trying to close GITMO since he became president, to no avail. Donald Trump has pledged to keep the prison open.