As the polls were closing on the evening of Election Day, a voice came out from the ether — or internet — to offer some reassurance: President Obama's Election Night message to Americans was a nice reminder that "the sun will rise in the morning." The video message was also proof that even the sitting president understands how "weird" this election has been.
In the video message shared exclusively by BuzzFeed on the day of the election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Obama said it was probably "welcomed news" for most of us that the bitter battle would still be over. But with the answer to who will be the next president still unclear, anxiety levels for many Americans on both sides of the political spectrum were riding high. As Obama put it: