Vermont’s Senator Bernie Sanders is an avid supporter of fair pay and the former presidential candidate, who lost the Democratic nomination for now-president Biden. And thanks to her practical clothing choices, she’s now also the center of a seemingly endless flood of altered photos that dominated some corners of the Internet in the hours following Mr. Biden’s socially inauguration on Wednesday.
in between Dark suit and bright coat looking at the capital steps, Mr. Sanders was seen sitting masked, cross-legged and draped in a heavy coat and mittens against the frizzler’s weather in Washington, DC, shortly thereafter, image taken by photographer Brendan Smilowski For Getty Images, Started circulating on social media A wide range of photographs and scenes from films and artifacts were inserted.
One day about President Biden, it was fitting in some ways that Mr. Sanders, who had the strongest political support in the presidential race Came from young voters, But still sitting and doing nothing by crossing your arms will become the star of the biggest meme of the day. In his primary competition, Mr. Sanders enjoyed A huge online following Compared to Mr. Biden, especially among those who communicate often through memes.
However, other memes starring Mr. Sanders were often used to say something – he wore what appears to be the same coat in a 2009 fund-raising video in which he is “once again asking for your financial support , “A line that has been Repurposed in a light of ways – There was no such deep meaning for the latest memes. Instead of using his image to make an argument, he was simply placed in new contexts, showing his pose, costumes, and himself as a joke. After four years, just a little fun and excitement in which the President’s politics gave his supporters some reasons to be in a good mood.
This was not the only meme inspired by Inauguration Day: Others Touched on former first lady michelle obama Organization and on Lady Gaga, Who sang the national anthem, not at all different from the character of “Hunger Games”. But with Janet Yellen, Mr. Biden’s nominee for Treasury Secretary, Dressed perfectly, This Mr. Sanders, Incoming chair of senate budget committee, Which seemed favorite so far.
Early posts about him began with simple reviews of his practical, relatively uneven organization. Some saw their uncle and father of choice Heat up style.
Then came the memes, in which social media users took the original image of Mr. Sanders and found new locations for him and his coat. He was Put into history. Sat in bowling with The Dude. Enjoyed the sun on a closed state beach in New Jersey With the former governor of that state, Chris Christie.
Still others brought Sanders’ image to the movies, showing him on the bridge of Starship Enterprise in “Star Trek” and As a member of the avengers.
The senator’s avatar looked busy. this Visited a museum And from “Game of Thrones” sat on the Iron Throne. It fell in a curling match and photographed a Leonardo da Vinci painting.
Buzzfeed News reported Mr. Sanders was wearing gloves by Janet Ellis, a second-grade teacher at Essex Junction, VT. He said that after losing the bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, he sent her a couple.
Ms. Ellis tweeted That the soils were made from reclaimed wool and made from wool.
In an interview with CBS, Mr. Sanders gained attention.
“In Vermont, we dress, we know something about the cold,” he told Gayle King. “And we are not worried about good fashion. We just want to keep warm. And this is what I did today. “
“Mission accomplished,” Ms. King said.
Yonette Joseph contributed reporting.