7 of The Worst (Or Best) Political Moments of 2018, Ranked
Some political moments are seriously funny, and some carry great significance. Either way, politics play a huge part in our lives whether we want them to or not. 2018 was a big year for America, and we've listed just a few of the biggest moments.
Can you think of some of the best and worst moments of the year? Take a look at our list and go ahead and rank your favorites!
The GoFundMe Page To Build Trump's Wall
When the government didn't look like it was going to be able to fund Trump's wall, Americans took it upon themselves to collect the money. As of late December, the GoFundMe page titled "We The People Will Fund The Wall" raised over $17 million of a $1 billion goal.
The Second Women's March
This global demonstration protested President Trump's behavior and policies one year after the first Women's March. In Los Angeles alone, about 600,000 people participated with the mission to "harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change."
Kanye's Meeting With Trump
This year, Kanye West has been especially vocal in terms of his political beliefs. He's demonstrated a strong support for President Trump, which led up to a meeting between the two men in the oval office.
The Invisible Glasses
That video of a politician removing invisible glasses from his face went totally viral. The man pictured is Senator Orrin Hatch, whose hilarious mistake gave the entire country a laugh.
Oprah's Golden Globes Speech
Upon receiving her award at the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey took the opportunity to touch on systematic sexism. She discussed the issue of sexism in the film industry and around the world.
Russia–United States Summit
In July, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their famous summit meeting. The monumental meeting took place in Helsinki, Finland, where the leaders discussed a variety of important political topics.
March For Our Lives
The student-led March For Our Lives demonstration took place in Washington, D.C. in the month of March. The goal of the movement was to spread gun violence awareness and support stronger gun control.