Barbara Bollier was really hoping to be Kansas’ next Democratic U.S. Senator. Things didn’t quite work out that way, but hey, as she sees it, she’s still a winner in our hearts:

Well, bless her heart.

What can she say? She’s an optimist!

And what would be so bad about that? Stacey Abrams is an American heroine!

They should be proud of her. Because after all: