Wolf Blitzer Is Wearing Out Twitter With His Key Race Alerts

CNN political anchor’s constant updates are making viewers increasingly anxious

Wolf Blitzer

Sounds of dramatic percussion crashes through the air. Blue, glass-like plates flash across the screen, followed by those three simple words: “Key Race Alert.”

Over the past several elections, CNN’s coverage has been marked by these images and sounds, followed by Wolf Blitzer’s breathless calls of the latest results from different states.

But on Tuesday night as Donald Trump took a growing number of states and Hillary Clinton’s chance of a victory diminished, the state of anxiety across the country reached an all-time high.

For a lot of people watching CNN’s coverage, Blitzer’s constant barrage of updates put them on edge — to put it very mildly.