The Brief: Catch up on memes in time for the second round of debates for the democratic 2020 presidential candidates.
For better or for worse, political memes are becoming sources of comedy, information sharing, heated debate, campaigning, and more.
The second round of Democratic debates is set to take place on July 30th and 31st at 8 pm Eastern Time. As the first round of Democratic debates inspired much online buzz and many memes, the second is likely to do the same. Review some of the dankest memes from the first debates and get ready for the second with this meme roundup.
Memes From The First Democratic Debates
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) June 27, 2019
Andrew Yang’s choice to go tie-less made for discussion about men’s fashion and memes like this one:
— Samantha Navarrete (@Nos_Spes) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson’s comments and overall aura provided much meme material.
— erin chack (@ErinChack) June 28, 2019
— Haleigh Hoffman (@HaleighHoffman) June 28, 2019
Get To Know The Candidates
While not a formal or official source of information, memes can be a way to learn a little bit about a candidate’s platform, selfie skills, who they are, or just how meme-able they happen to be. Just watch out for fake news!
Even the less widely-known candidates aren’t immune from the meme treatment…
refuse to believe these aren’t both just de blasio pic.twitter.com/802PVlkPIo
— Ashley Feinberg (@ashleyfeinberg) June 26, 2019
(It’s John Hickenlooper)
who — and i can't stress this enough — is this pic.twitter.com/CTBFn7c5iA
— David Mack (@davidmackau) June 28, 2019
This Kamala Harris meme is a reminder that memes involving presidential candidates aren’t always super political…
When he was a true sweetheart but you won’t be inviting him back over 👋🏽 pic.twitter.com/aiYgg4sXMd
— Khalil (@kbyrd2) July 27, 2019
Gru’s Plan or Pete Buttigieg’s plan?
Observe Andrew Yang’s ‘Yang Gang’
Marianne Williamson’s stonks and miracles
While we certainly don’t endorse using memes as a sole source of political information, we hope these will help provide some comic relief, no matter who you’re voting for.