This may be the only thing about 2016 that actually makes sense:

More from the AP:

Meet Baracktrema obamai, a tiny parasitic flatworm that lives in turtles’ blood. A new study officially names the two-inch-long, hair-thin creature after Obama.

[Thomas Platt, the retired biology professor who chose the name] says Baractrema obamai “are phenomenally incredibly resilient organisms.”

Resilience is only one of the qualities our president and the parasite share:

Parasites get a bad rap. Platt says this one reminds him of the president: “It’s long. It’s thin. And it’s cool as hell.”

Isn’t that nice?

What? Why on earth would they do a thing like that?