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Pepe the Frog

Pepe has been posted on 4chan for at least a decade now, but originally he was little more than a smiling cartoon frog with the catchphrase Feels good man. He has grown and changed over time, though, and a few years ago, when /pol/ began to draw him in Nazi clothing for fun, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) took notice and proceeded to freak out over an Internet meme of a cartoon frog, and afterwards decided to officially list him as a hate symbol:

Internet. Serious Business.

We at /pol/ all found it absolutely hilarious when that happened.

It's been more than decade since I first encountered the phrase The Internet is Serious Business, and it would seem that the sarcasm of it has eluded the ADL. (And, yes, the demotivator is OC.)

See also the Encyclopedia Dramatica article on this meme.

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