Politics



Republican vs democrat corruption meme

Are Republicans More Corrupt Than Democrats?

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.


Does Japan’s Gun Control Cause Its Low Murder Rate?

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?


costs of living since 1978 meme

Misleading With Inflation Since 1978

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…



Occupy Democrats this is why we can't have nice things

High Voter Turnout Doesn’t Cause Prosperity

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?


salary of politicians meme

The Impact of Politicians’ Pensions on the Budget

This meme presents the supposed salary and pensions for various politicians, and asserts that’s where the budget cuts should be made. It’s a popular talking point, but how much would this really save?