“Suck it up, Buttercup” Bill: Iowa Lawmaker Takes on Post-Election Blues

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JOHNSON COUNTY, IA —  We all know this election has made everyone a little emotional.

Campuses across the country are even offering “healing spaces” to help students deal with the post-election blues. But one Iowa lawmaker simply isn’t having it.

That’s right! Republican Bobby Kaufmann is introducing a bill specifically aimed at universities spending the extra green babying students who are upset about the election. He’s calling it the Suck it Up, Buttercup Bill.

Yup, although Kaufmann has said people have the right to be hysterical, he finds it downright annoying and wants them to sob on their own time. And, of course, people took to Twitter to hash out their feelings. One person tweeted:

Ouch! And if you think students blubbering over the ballot is sad, according to ESPN three NBA teams are trumping Trump hotels.

Yea, the Milwaukee Bucks, Memphis Grizzlies and the Dallas Mavericks are boycotting the Donald’s hotels this season to avoid associating with the new president-elect.

You see, Trump has hotels in New York City, Chicago, Miami, Toronto, and Washington. Several teams use those hotels when they are visiting to play in those cities.

So, it looks like students aren’t the only ones bawling over the election.


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