Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

And the Winner Is. PICK OF THE DAY Election Night in americaBBC1, 11.15pm Trump V Clinton: The resultITV, 10.40pm

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

And the Winner Is. PICK OF THE DAY Election Night in americaBBC1, 11.15pm Trump V Clinton: The resultITV, 10.40pm

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Byline: today's tv With Sara Wallis

BRACE yourselves people, the time has finally come for Americans to decide who will become their next President. And it's a subject that has completely divided a nation, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump possibly two of the most disliked candidates the country has ever seen.

After eight years of rule by Barack Obama, the first black President, and one who seemed to bring about a new era for the United States, the country faces a stark choice.

And all we can do here in Britain is watch, helplessly, hands over face in case a car crash plays out before us.

Sadly there is no longer time for someone else, perhaps someone channelling West Wing's Josiah Bartlett, to storm in and save the day.

This election campaign has seen more twists and turns than a roller coaster, with Trump, branded sexist and a racist, still pushing ahead in some recent polls.

No one even expected him to win the Republican nomination, and yet here we are, with it neck and neck in the fight to become the next leader of the free world. …

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