Whereas many inside President Donald Trump’s inside circle have overtly contested the outcomes of the election so far — falsely calling the depend fraudulent or suspicious — a few of his supporters on TikTok have opted to concede.
Joe Biden’s win of the presidency was known as by AP and the key information organizations, together with USA TODAY Saturday.
In these movies, a Trump supporter removes a pro-Trump flag from their bed room or front room wall, typically with a conciliatory message. The movies are set to a downtempo remix of Disclosure and Sam Smith’s “Latch.”
“Good luck Biden,” reads the unique video, posted by person chumbucket7877 Friday. “Congratulations to all of his supporters. I want nothing however good well being and love for him You might be my president and I’ll respect you for nevertheless lengthy you might be in workplace for.”
The video now has at the least dozens of different Trump supporters who adopted go well with, together with one who acknowledged that the race has nonetheless not been known as.
“I do know it is nonetheless not over,” a TikTok person named Ethan Meehan, who posted a TikTok of himself eradicating a Trump flag from his room earlier than the race was known as, wrote within the video’s caption.
Enterprise Insider and the BBC’s Marianna Brady have been the primary to share these movies outdoors of the platform.
On the platform, the response was decidedly combined. One person praised the response, calling their choice to respect Biden’s probably win respectful.
“It is a actual patriot,” one person, Casey Duncan, wrote approvingly.
Some lampooned the video, calling it “dramatic” and “a large number.”
Different Trump supporters additionally used the sound to additional condemn Biden and his supporters. “I hope Biden supporters are completely happy now,” one person mentioned.
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