Early projections about the global effects of his presidency look grim: experts expect a rise in hate crimes against Muslims; geopolitical instability that could lead to war, and an economic downturn which could be detrimental to the global economy.
However all is not doom and gloom for Britons across the pond.
The pound jumped against the dollar following news of Trump’s victory (or rather the dollar plummeted).
But there’s something even greater that British people have gained.
Something intangible, that will nevertheless fill us all with joy.
Twitter user Brian Pedaci sums it up pretty perfectly:
BRITAIN: Brexit is the stupidest, most self-destructive act a country could undertake.
USA: Hold my beer.