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What Is the ‘NPC’ Meme? Liberals Rage at Cartoons Mocking Their Scripted Thoughts

Democrats and leftists are being mocked by a new series of memes depicting them as unthinking and reflexive automatons. The revent memetic trend frames its targets as non-player characters (NPCs) who reflexively express neo-Marxist axioms in response to varying stimuli. NPCs are fictional characters in video games with limited scripted responses given the parameters of any game(s) in which they appear.

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CNN Blackmails Source of Donald Trump Wrestling Video

CNN threatened Tuesday to expose the identity of the Reddit user who had claimed credit for creating the spoof wrestling video that President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday morning, showing him fighting the cable network.

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BBC Claims ‘Great Meme War’ Could Swing French Election for Le Pen

The BBC has run a series of online and radio segments claiming the “great meme war has travelled to France”, implying Internet jokes could swing the French election for the Front National as the broadcaster alleges they did for Trump and Brexit in the UK and U.S.

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Fake News on Trump Hits Mexico, Explodes

McALLEN, Texas — A story wildly circulated by Mexican news outlets about a woman having her visa taken away because she had memes making fun of U.S. President Donald J. Trump has been deemed false by U.S. authorities.

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Redditors Develop Meme Stock Market

A group of redditors at r/MemeEconomy are trying to quantify the lifespan of a meme through the creation of a mock stock market.

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The Best Memes About Anthony Weiner and Hillary Clinton’s FBI Investigation

The Internet was already buzzing with silly memes about FBI Director James Comey announcing he was re-opening the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server — and it absolutely exploded once the New York Times reported that agents discovered new emails while investigating Anthony Weiner’s alleged sexting with a minor.

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Where Is Putin? Death Rumors Flood Twitter

Russians on social media have begun circulating rumors that President Vladimir Putin is ill or dead, after Moscow postponed a meeting with Putin and the Kazakh and Belarusian presidents on March 12. Russian government spokesmen have denied all rumors, claiming Putin is doing well, but the rumors persisted after a Kazakh official also claimed Putin was ill.