A hilarious new video spells out why these Jewish grandparents can't stand Trump.

There's one variable that could sway the presidential election, and not a single political pundit is talking about it:

The hellbent ghosts of your Jewish grandparents.

All GIFs via Bend the Arc Jewish Action/YouTube.


In a hilarious new video by advocacy group Bend the Arc Jewish Action, grandparents warn that they're willing to set aside all their plans for the afterlife to spook you silly if you vote for Donald Trump.

These folks say they've seen leaders like him before, and they're really not too keen on watching the sequel: "We saw it in Germany, and we don’t want to see it here."

Not only are they quite opposed to the idea of electing a child-in-chief — "He’s petulant; he reminds me of my kid when he was little." — they're also not too thrilled with what they're hearing from him on the campaign trail — "I’m afraid he’s far more than a putz."

So if you're thinking about casting a ballot for the GOP nominee this November, the future ghosts of your elders want you to know: You have a lot to lose.

They will, for instance, wreak havoc on your groceries.

They will play matchmaker from beyond the grave, whether you like it or not.

They'll mess with your social media accounts.

They'll basically ruin television for you until you also die.

And then take the fun out of every get-together you host — indefinitely.

Let's also not forget the impact a Trump presidency would have, aside from an influx of ghosts of bitter grandparents.

There's Trump's plans to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, strip rights from the LGBTQ community and women, increase stop-and-frisk policies that discriminately target black and brown communities, and ban an entire religion from immigrating to the U.S.

That really just scratches the surface.

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images.

What are you waiting for?

Register to vote (and avoid being tormented for eternity) while you still can.

Watch the video by Bend the Arc Jewish Action below:

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Shanda Lynn Poitra was born and raised on the Turtle Mountain Reservation in Belcourt, North Dakota. She lived there until she was 24 years old when she left for college at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.

"Unfortunately," she says, "I took my bad relationship with me. At the time, I didn't realize it was so bad, much less, abusive. Seeing and hearing about abusive relationships while growing up gave me the mentality that it was just a normal way of life."

Those college years away from home were difficult for a lot of reasons. She had three small children — two in diapers, one in elementary school — as well as a full-time University class schedule and a part-time job as a housekeeper.

"I wore many masks back then and clothing that would cover the bruises," she remembers. "Despite the darkness that I was living in, I was a great student; I knew that no matter what, I HAD to succeed. I knew there was more to my future than what I was living, so I kept working hard."

While searching for an elective class during this time, she came across a one-credit, 20-hour IMPACT self-defense class that could be done over a weekend. That single credit changed her life forever. It helped give her the confidence to leave her abusive relationship and inspired her to bring IMPACT classes to other Native women in her community.

I walked into class on a Friday thinking that I would simply learn how to handle a person trying to rob me, and I walked out on a Sunday evening with a voice so powerful that I could handle the most passive attacks to my being, along with physical attacks."

It didn't take long for her to notice the difference the class was making in her life.

"I was setting boundaries and people were either respecting them or not, but I was able to acknowledge who was worth keeping in my life and who wasn't," she says.

Following the class, she also joined a roller derby league where she met many other powerful women who inspired her — and during that summer, she found the courage to leave her abuser.

"As afraid as I was, I finally had the courage to report the abuse to legal authorities, and I had the support of friends and family who provided comfort for my children and I during this time," she says.

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