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'Pepe The Frog' Meme Is Now A Hate Symbol (Syd Matters, Dorkly, Shulknado) [Daily Bloggity Entry #362]

El Héroe Oscuro

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    'Pepe The Frog' Meme
    Is Now A Hate Symbol

    Date: 04 October 2016
    Time: 8:31 AM ET
    Mood: Jamming to some good music

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    Ever thought to yourself that a meme could become so popular - or in this case infamous - to the point where it's considered a 'hate symbol'? Welp, that's the case with this frog down the riverbank. Over the course of last week, the popular meme was officially declared a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League (AFL) because of Internet users twisting it into anti-Sometic contexts.

    Daily Music - "Obstacles" by Syd Matters
    In a statement made by the Anti-Defamation League, "Images of a frog, variously portrayed with a Hitler-like moustache, wearing a yarmulke or a Klan hood, have proliferated in recent weeks in hateful messages aimed at Jewish and other users on Twitter." The CEO of the non-governmental organization Jonathan Greenblatt, went on to say "Once again, racists and haters have taken a popular Internet meme and twisted it for their own purposes of spreading bigotry and harassing users."

    Daily Comic - "Mercy" by Julia Lepetit of Dorkly


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