In New York City demonstrators packed into Union Square and Columbus Circle (right), hanging effigies of Donald Trump (left) as cries of 'Black Lives Matter' and 'Donald Trump, go away, racist, sexist, anti-gay' filled the streets.
The crowds walked more than 40 blocks uptown to picket outside Trump Towers, where the President-elect will live until he moves to the White House in January.
A Boxer called Buster is the star of the £7million campaign and the dog, played by a four-year-old called Biff, steals the show with the help of an acrobatic group of animals including foxes, a badger, a hedgehog and some squirrels.
Today it can be revealed that the advert tells the story of a little girl called Bridget who loves to jump.
'The president has offered clemency to a substantial number of Americans who were previously serving time in federal prisons,' Earnest said.
Thousands of anti-Trump protesters chanting 'not my President' gathered in cities across the country tonight as anger intensified over the shock victory.
The next morning Bridget sprints out to use it for the first time (bottom left) but her joy turns to shock as cheeky Buster has the last laugh and uses her new toy before her (bottom right).
John Lewis told Mail Online it has tried to inject more fun into the commercial because 2016 has proved to be a 'tough' year for Britain and it acknowledged that last year's Man On The Moon was 'a bit sad'.
On Wednesday, during press secretary Josh Earnest's briefing, he was asked whether the president had considered using his executive power in favor of the former secretary of state.In recent months Vladimir Putin (inset) has reinforced Russia's naval presence in the Mediterranean as part of its intervention in Syria where it has been conducting an aerial campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad.