Whenever a news story grabs the attention of a nation sparking robust debate among citizens, you can always rely on Twitter to 'flip the script', resulting in ingenious hashtags.
These hashtags are often created in jest and allow Twitter users to exercise their creativity while providing a bit of comic relief.
Such has been the case over the past few days as the 2016 election results paint a hypothetical picture of the changing South African political landscape.
One such hashtag that has retained its position on the top ten trends list is #IfDAwin. People have been painting hypothetical situations of how South Africa would change if the DA became the ruling government. Here's a look at some of the tweets that have kept South Africans chuckling over the last few days:
Be sure to check out #ElectionLiterature for more laughs.
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