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Live From The Republican National Convention: Twilight Sparkle and Shrek

The state of American politics in 2016: a discussion of Twilight Sparkle from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic while someone waves a “Shrek is Love, Shrek is Life” banner behind the speakers:

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  • This election truly is one big fat joke isn’t it?

    • And I’m mordibly awaiting for the punchline, and laugh my heart’s content. Whenever it’s from utter desperation or genuine happiness.

      That said. I wish cartoon references were used for situations with more gusto than these.

    • Strong Enough

      only on the right

    • Red Guys

      if it were snl yes it would be

  • Inkan1969

    Good catch, I didn’t notice the “Shrek is love” poster. That’s one resilient meme. Though I wonder if they’ll change it to “Dory is Love, Dory is Life” now.

    The fandom reaction to the “My Little Pony” comment is summarized here.

    http://www.equestriadaily.com/2016/07/twilight-sparkle-used-in-defense-of.html

    CNN compounded the controversy by putting a link to their story on their front page

    https://derpiboo.ru/1204709

    wherein they used a fanart image instead of official clipart from Hasbro. I wondered if CNN could get in trouble for using a fanart apparently without the artist’s permission.

  • mechasus

    “All the ponies in this town are crazy.”
    -Melania Trump