The 2012 election may soon go down in the history books as one of the tightest and most anticipated races yet. Many of your favorite country artists immediately took to Twitter to air their feelings, opinions and photos of their thoughts on the outcome.
As it was with the election itself, it appears that the opinions of the country music world show a close split between the parties.
All in all, Joe Nichols may have hit the nail on the head:
No matter who you voted for, let’s come together and stop hating each other. We’re in this together.
— Joe Nichols (@JoeNichols) November 7, 2012
James Otto was among those quick to note the hard work that is ahead for all of us in this country.
The divided states of America, With a nearly 50/50 split vote for president do you think America can unite?
— James Otto (@jamesotto) November 7, 2012
And Martina sure made a valid point:
I just hope,4 yrs from now,they find a way to campaign without spending roughly 5 BILLION $! That money could help a lot of kids.Just sayin.
— Martina McBride (@martinamcbride) November 7, 2012
Others, however, simply tweeted their pride at seeing so many people fired up and directly participating in the process.
Night yall! Im always proud everytime I see red, white, and blue no matter what! #proudtobeanamerican (and a texan)
— Miranda Lambert (@Miranda_Lambert) November 7, 2012
Congratulations to President @barackobama … We move on… God Bless America… The greatest country on earth!! Let’s SING!!!
— The Oak Ridge Boys (@oakridgeboys) November 7, 2012
Baking away!!! Election night goodies!!We know what you’re thinking, but there’s a tv about 10 feet away!! twitter.com/TheTimMcGraw/s…
— Tim McGraw (@TheTimMcGraw) November 7, 2012
My kids are Coloring in the states as they are called.One son is doing the best he can to make it fun. twitter.com/KellyWRobison/…
— Kelly Willis (@KellyWRobison) November 7, 2012
Congratulations Mr President !Congratulations America …the process worked …and freedom rings. yfrog.com/odgplgjqj
— Billy Ray Cyrus (@billyraycyrus) November 7, 2012
— Rodney Atkins (@RodneyAtkins) November 7, 2012
Of course, not everyone was happy.
I am completely in shock right now! This SUCKS!Where is this country heading? We might as well prepare for a million trillion $ in debt!
— Sara Evans (@saraevansmusic) November 7, 2012
All you good people just come on down South and we’ll must secede from the Union.
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) November 7, 2012
At any rate, it was quite the experience.
What a night, huh?
— John Rich (@johnrich) November 7, 2012
Anybody want to build a pillow fort and not talk about the election anymore?
— Jaida Dreyer (@jaidadreyer) November 7, 2012
Oh, and ssshhh, don’t give away the plot to Shooter:
Don’t tell me who won, I TiVo’d it. Gonna watch it after I catch up on American Horror Story.Saving the scary stuff for last.
— Shooter Jennings (@ShooterJennings) November 7, 2012
- Nanci Haskin/99.5 WYCD and Kurt Wolff, CBS Local