In the US, today is the day after the elections. In the UK, today is Guy Fawkes Day.
This seems appropriate for both occasions:
We’ve had a string of embezzlers, frauds, liars and lunatics making a string of catastrophic decisions. This is plain fact. But who ELECTED them? It was you! You who appointed these people! You who gave them the power to make your decisions for you!
– V for Vendetta, pp. 116-17.