Meme Wars

How the extreme right “owns the libs” and riles up the base on Facebook

Photo by charlesdeluvio on Unsplash

I am lucky to have a friend who consistently posts right-wing memes on his Facebook page. If I didn’t have him, I wouldn’t know what my pro-Trump friends and family are seeing every day. I only have two or three folks among my friends who post these sorts of memes, probably because most of my friends lean to the center or left…




At Politically Speaking, we come together to share our views on politics and society. We are a proud supporter of equality and fair treatment for all people. We stand against racism and the oppression of people of color. Here at Politically Speaking, when we see, we speak!

Recommended from Medium

Why Social Media Will Be The Death Of Us

social media interaction

Fleets, Stories, Reels: Send Help

Trolls: The Movie: The Blogpost

How Your Voice Gives Away, and Gives Rise To -Meaning

Thinking in a Room Full of Noise: Thoughts on Social Media

Ronald Reagan dressed in a grey suit with a red striped tie

Understanding Sentropy: Protecting digital communities from online abuse.

Socrates and Social Media

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Andrew Gaertner

Andrew Gaertner

I am a white, midwestern, cis male, het, raised Lutheran, organic farmer and Montessori educator. I live in Wisconsin and am connected to Honduras.

More from Medium

Why I Prefer to Use Black Emoticons

We Americans Glimpsed the Promised Land of Brotherhood. We Chose the Wilderness of Hatred.

Is Our Country Going in the Wrong Direction?

Jewish Erasure and Anti-Semitism Raise Alarm Bells