Insiders say Hillary was “Drunk” and then had a “Severe Mental Collapse…” as her fans felt like she had kicked them to the curb.
Supporters frantically refreshed their smartphones in search of better news, and Clinton staff – who danced to the tunes of Lady Gaga at a final campaign rally in Raleigh just 24 hours before – seemed despondent.
Supporters watch election returns during Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s election night rally in the Jacob Javits Center glass enclosed lobby
Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton watch and wait at her election night rally in New York
Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton watch and wait at her election night rally in New York on Tuesday
Clinton decided to remain at her hotel, calling Trump to concede. She was due to speak early Wednesday.
‘We are disgusted, embarrassed, we are sorry on behalf of our country that the white male uneducated vote has spoken today,’ railed Celia Rowlson-Hall, a 32-year-old filmmaker.
‘We, as the other half of the country that believes in love, unity, and fairness – we have to gather together even stronger to fight against this man who only represents hate and bigotry and xenophobia.’
Nearby, 40-something Anne Shaw, a civil rights attorney from Illinois, could not hold back her disappointment.
‘Trump is a nut case – he is all over the place,’ Shaw said.
The real danger for Shaw comes from Trump’s running mate Mike Pence, who she deemed ‘crazy.’
Faces once bright with the hope of seeing America’s first female president elected started growing longer and longer as results came in
Guests watched the results on the television monitor during Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s election night rally in the Jacob Javits Center glass enclosed lobby
Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton react during election night at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Clinton supporters watch in shock as Trump gains a lead in several states in the presidential election on Tuesday night
Earlier, at the food court located underneath the hall where Clinton had been expected to write her name in the history books, two young women sobbed, and the alcohol was free-flowing.