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Trump: Manx Twitter users react

Would-be pundits vent online

Manx residents joined the world in shock this morning, as they awoke to news that Donald Trump has been elected president of the USA.

The election has been defined by controversy - and the result has provoked a mixed response worldwide.

Leading the local reactions was Treasury minister Alf Cannan, who told Manx Radio he 'wasn't particularly surprised' at Trump's victory.

Political commentator Professor Ronald Barr described the process as 'one of the most divisive' in history.

Also weighing in on the debate were hundreds of Island social media users.

Many were rather displeased with the outcome:

While others were more at ease:

Some couldn't care less:

But as ever, a few saw the funny side:

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