Dominating social media feeds in 2018, memes have become the modern-day equivalent of classic satirical newspaper cartoons. Political humor has become of staple of traditional American comedy, and in light of the 2016 presidential election, political memes are becoming increasingly prevalent. Republicans and Democrats alike will enjoy some of the funniest political memes of 2018 thus far.
Top 20 Political Memes of 2018
By Evan Schimek
How did Trump get there?
Trump supporters and critics alike must admit, not many people would’ve thought the star of NBC’s “The Apprentice” would be the president of the United States in 2018
Trump’s Financial Decisions
A hard pill to swallow for Democrats. The mind behind such failures as “Trump University” is now behind the wheel of the nation’s economy.
The US and Communism
Spongebob fanatics who remember this scene will get a special kick out of this meme.
Employment in 2018
In response to the chants for a raise in minimum wage, automation is becoming more prevalent. You didn’t really think major corporations would pay employees more if it was detrimental to profits right?
Another tough meme for Hillary supporters and Trump critics alike.
Feminism in 2018
With the rising presence of the 2018 feminist movement comes accompanying criticisms and
A spin-off of the viral video of President Trump throwing paper towels into a crowd in Puerto Rico. His intentions might have been good but the execution was… lacking.
The four components to a balanced American breakfast!
Obama vs. Trump
Don’t worry Democrats, I haven’t forgotten about you.
Melania vs. Michelle
The First Ladies are also important figureheads to the American people. Regardless of whether or not you support Obama, you have to admit Michelle really gained favor with a lot of people.
Bill being Bill
Let’s just say, if you know, you know.
Here’s a little something for you South Park fans.
Trump’s Immigration Policy
But remember, “The best taco bowls are served at Trump Tower!”
Millennials! Am I right?
I know we’ve all seen a Facebook fight over an “offensive” post.
Build that wall! What further proof do you need?
Gun control is a hot-button issue in today’s society. Gun enthusiasts and fans of Ben Shapiro will enjoy this meme and its historical context.
Stand up comedians and late night talk shows are having an absolute field day with today’s political issues. I highly recommend the new Dave Chappelle Netflix special “Equanimity” for those with thick skin and a good sense of humor.
The Trump Cut
We get it, he’s orange and his hair is kind of ridiculous.
The Bottom Line
And I think this is a great place to end! Well said, angry baby!
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