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Our Favorite Election Tweets From Non-Americans

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Editor in Chief
Updated: 28 March 2017
On the eve of the American presidential elections, I thought it wise to interrogate the political leanings of my new colleagues at Culture Trip. As it was in Ancient Greece, birthplace of democracy, the obvious and proper forum for such discussions is Twitter. So, I solicited everyone’s favorite election tweets from non-Americans, because I believe Americans are plenty tired of hearing what Americans think. Here are the nuggets of wisdom recommended by my thoughtful coworkers.

British screenwriter Camilla Blackett (@camillard), chosen by wellness editor Esme Benjamin (@Esme_Benjamin):

Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker (@charltonbrooker), chosen by regional Hub manager Grace Beard (@graciemctoodle):

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington (@CHIMPSINSOCKS), chosen by film editor Cassam Looch (@cassamlooch):

Motivational speaker and sometime actor John Cleese (@JohnCleese), chosen by film editor Graham Fuller (@graham_fuller):

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto (@EPN), chosen by music editor Ryan Kristobak (@RyanKristobak):

New Statesman writer Stephen Bush (@stephenkb), chosen by literary editor Simon Leser (@Tiddlebits):

South African anthropologist Ulrich J van Vuuren (@UlrichJvV), chosen by sports editor Michael LoRé (@michaellore):

British actor/comedian Peter Serafinowicz (@serafinowicz), chosen by sports editor Luke Bradshaw (@LukeBradshaw85):

Sorta-anonymous British hack @fleetstreetfox, chosen by food editor Andrew Webb (@foodjournalist):

British journalist Laurie Penny (@PennyRed), chosen by fashion editor India Doyle (@IRDoyle):

Actor, musician, Flight of the Conchords alum, and New Zealander Jemaine Clement (@AJemaineClement), chosen by tech editor Peter Ward (@peterwardjourno):

Sky News’ Faisal Islam (@faisalislam), chosen by home and design editor Charlotte Luxford (@cfluxford):

Sly English wag Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais), chosen by social media director Ewa Zubek (@evabiankaz):

Sue Perkins (@sueperkins) of The Great British Bake Off fame, chosen by art and design editor Rachel Gould:

The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah), chosen by home and design editor Amber Snider: