They laughed. It was a good joke.
Truly you couldn’t blame them. They were tired of constantly hearing the same thing on the news. Look, it was a mess but the vote took place and that was it. The will of the people had to be honoured. What else do you want to do? It’s dragged on long enough. It was time to move on. Even though the new leader was a bit of a clown, he could get it done. Done and dusted. Got out of way so they never need to hear about that thing ever again.
Little did they know that those were the first days of the apocalypse.