General election 2017: Election night's best tweets
Theresa May might be weak and wobbly after a disastrous night for the Tories, but Twitter was as hard-hitting as ever
No matter who you backed, election night was a rollercoaster. From the astonishing exit poll to former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg losing his seat, the night produced shock after shock as the country struggled to make sense of a baffling election.
But at times like these, one place is always a refuge of both sanity and hilarity in equal measure – Twitter.
Here are some of the funniest Twitter responses to a wild election night:
When Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy summed up the nation's surprise:
When Theresa May was on fire:
When David Dimbleby could not contain his shock:
When Americans got confused by our less conventional candidates:
When Brits jumped to their defence:
When Jeremy Corbyn attempted a new greeting:
When Amber Rudd called for three recounts in her constituency:
When nobody won a majority:
And when youth voters turned out in record numbers: