The LOLs of nations
Global memes add snark and commentary to politics. Memes have helped citizens around the world express political support and dissent: from the meme that helped a cat run for office in Mexico, to the goats that parodied Obama’s visit to Uganda, to the Myanmar kitten.
- Memes teach us about what his happening in the news around the world.
- A meme cat came 4th in a Mexican election
- Memes help confront taboos such as the 'Negrito' snack by Bimbo
- Signalling our preferences to others is a key dimension to human action