This meme claims that 95% of the poorest counties and 80% of the poorest states are Republican. Are Republican strongholds responsible for the poorest areas?Read More
It’s time for the 2017 Memeys! Here are the awards for the best and worst memes of the year.
This meme claims Mitch McConnell is the richest Senator and Kentucky is the poorest state.
This meme claims that the US is 3rd in murders worldwide, but we’d be 4th from the bottom if we took out Chicago, Detroit, D.C. and New Orleans. It fails on both claims.
This meme paints the Republicans as the party of corruption, while the Democrats have hardly a scratch. This portrayal is dishonest and relies on cherry-picked statistics, without providing context to the viewer.
This meme highlights the rigorous steps taken to obtain a firearm in Japan. At the end, it cites the low death total from guns in Japan and claims a victorious argument for gun control. But are the two linked?
Courtesy of The Other 98%, with over 17,000 likes and 50,000 shares. This meme compares various cost of living increases since 1978 with the corresponding changes in wages. According to the meme, important staples have…
This meme insinuates that with more spanking there would be less misbehavior among youth. It’s a popular notion, but what does the science say?
After Donald Trump’s recent Twitter announcement, many memes came out with this claim. Upon investigation, it doesn’t hold up.
This meme shows the voter turnout for the 2016 election, and suggests the low turnout is the reason for our woes. This brings up an interesting question; does voter turnout lead to the success of a society, or lack thereof?