You’d think that if the Empire State Building could speak, its voice would sound more like Hillary Clinton’s than Sarah Palin’s, but you’d be wrong. Because the Empire State Building is a Republican, apparently.
The building shone with red, white, and blue in honor of Tuesday’s midterm elections, but after voters handed the Senate over to Republicans, the building blazed red in honor of the GOP victory:
— Empire State Bldg (@EmpireStateBldg) November 5, 2014
Like voters — who also managed to legalize weed and support a higher minimum wage in some states — the Empire State Building is complex, enigmatic, and mysterious. It has also supported gay rights and the DNC.
Still, blue-blooded New Yorkers were not too pleased:
— Rebecca Loy (@MileHighBecky) November 5, 2014
@FerrisSalameh i always liked the chrysler building better, this just cinches it
— Josh Fruhlinger (@jfruh) November 5, 2014
@EmpireStateBldg Fuck you, Empire State Building, get out of New York!
— Dave Silverstone (@dwsNY) November 5, 2014