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By now, we seriously hope you know that we’re SO CLOSE to the presidential election. Like, so close. And, honestly, we’re feeling a pretty solid mixture of relief and terror, because OMG, what, how is this real life?! And we’re being so serious, you guys, when we say that this election season is taking a major toll on so many of us — like, election stress is 100% a real thing sending people to therapists now. Sometimes, you just need to back away from it all and find some self care in the form of hilarious baby videos and cat GIFs. And, in case you were wondering, so does Hillary Clinton.

Yep, like, for real: Hillary Clinton turns to cat GIFs to escape election stress.

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We’ve never felt so much like a politician, except for maybe that time Obama rocked health goth like NO OTHER.

According to Business Insider, democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton turns to cat GIFs in her time of need.

Clinton elaborated,

She said it’s about more than that, though clearly sexism is a MAJOR issue this election season.

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And then she got to the cat GIFs, and we were straight up LOL-ing (and also crying, because us too, Hillary. Us too).

She’s sympathetic to our need to escape, but hopes we remember to pay attention, too.