Software evolves, it grows and contracts, with a series of choices. Inevitably, that process can be messy at times. The developers that came before you faced constraints that are likely unknown to us now.
I had the unique opportunity of watching the election conclude from afar. (I voted weeks beforehand.) Speaking at a conference in Europe, I witnessed a cataclysmic result through a haze of jet lag, with a different-alike people, disconnected from home by distance and time.