The Spanish Side-Eye
This year, we saw six Democratic primary debates, each of which spawned a multitude of memes. It was hard to pick the best, from the “Orb Queen” Marianne Williamson to Bernie Sanders mocking John Hickenlooper mocking Bernie Sanders. But the winner was Senator Cory Booker’s reaction to former Representative Beto O’Rourke’s use of Spanish in the first debate.
In September, a reporter shared a clip of Buttigieg campaign volunteers performing a choreographed dance to the Panic! at the Disco song “High Hopes.”
— Rachel Scott (@rachelvscott) September 21, 2019
And it turned out that it wasn’t the only instance of his campaign doing the routine.
— Liz McLeod (@LizMcLeod) November 17, 2019
More clips emerged of others across the country practicing and performing it, and before long, it was a viral sensation.
me every morning during Emperor Pete’s 4th term in office to do the mandatory Morning Dance to our new national anthem pic.twitter.com/Vt3CxyjCWP
— *“Volk” intensifies* (@TinctureDrone) November 19, 2019
‘I Want Nothing’
After Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified in November before Congress, gracing us with his own memeable face, President…