People talk about 2016 being a particularly disastrous year. News of the truck killings in Nice, France, Terror attacks, Zika, Brexit, police shootings, Syria, Trump, record-hot temperatures, the losses of Prince and David Bowie. This has been one unrelenting turn around the calendar. Terrifying events truly piled up on each other in 2016. Here are 9 worst things that happened in 2016.
#1. 2016 U.S. presidential election
Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. He pulled off a stunning victory after the most unprecedented of presidential campaigns. Trump channeled the fury of average Americans against Washington. He tapped into their anxiety about the present and the fear of the future. He spoke to the pain they felt about working hard and getting left behind. Source