Considering the current state of America, it's only fitting that now is when we would experience a total solar eclipse from coast to coast for the first time since 1918. Taking place Monday, August 21, the eclipse will start on the west coast and make its way through the country, ending in South Carolina. Twitter, as always, moved to become a center of the conversation with #SolarEclipse2017 trending. Blame it on the tense state lately, but the eclipse has turned into a fun event filled with people letting off steam. When you've recently faced a possibility of nuclear war with North Korea, it becoming night in the middle of the day is pretty laughable.
So, will the eclipse create total darkness? There will be a period of complete black out along the path of totality, the area that fully experiences the eclipse. If you're outside of this path, no worries, as the eclipse will still be extremely visible. Up here in New York, we still have 71 percent coverage. All in all, it seems Americans are very happy to have a reason to focus on anything besides politics for the first time since the 2016 election seasons started. Check out the funniest eclipse quotes on Twitter to share on social media while you laugh out loud.