I love John Oliver so much. And his righteous anger brought me some degree of—I don’t know, comfort? A feeling that yes, this sucked. It really sucked. And it’s normal to be mad at such an abnormal situation.
In more on the Articulate British People Being Frustrated with Americans on Television front, this also helped a little bit. I’m going through waves of different emotions—exhaustion and anger and fear and sadness and just feeling sick—but in one or the other of those waves, it helped.