When news broke Thursday morning that the Unites States had dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal on a remote region of Afghanistan, many tried to read a deeper meaning into the event. Was it a warning for Assad and the Syrian government? Was the Mother Of All Bombs actually a warning to North Korea? Either way, it was a big bomb.
And a contingent of Americans immediately took to the internet to express their approval.
A word of warning for the sensitive souls who may still be reading; stop now.
These are rarely politically correct.
Some can be down right offensive.
They are all celebratory in their own right.
Some are classics that have been repurposed through the years.
For those advanced students of psychology, a quick google search on the subject turns up many MOAB metaphors tied closely to the male reproductive process. We’ve avoided those.
Some are focused heavily on the foreshadowing offered to our other enemies.
Many celebrate the leadership of this guy.
Others are more realistic about leadership.
The following Mattis has is exceptionally loyal.
There were a lot of comparison’s to last week’s missile raid.
Some are just reposting the work of professional satirists.
Poor Obama. His legacy isn’t looking too strong.
They wouldn’t be memes without one or two versions of this one.
What? Too soon?
The resolution on some of the more road weary memes reminds me of those cassette tapes I used to record over again and again until they broke.
Competition orange. My favorite.
Nothing like a good visual gag.
That would be a lot of MOABs. Seem like wishful thinking.
The hair. Fitting.
It is a lot of freedom.
One of the more subtle punchlines.
One of the least subtle punch lines.
What a punch line should look like.
It would be interesting to know how many MOABs they have ready to roll out.
And the classic video games get their due, too.
Exactly. Look up. See how happy these people are? They love him.
Again with the freedom jokes.
This is the man, though. And if you’re wondering if he’s heeding the opinions of the various pundits out there, I’d say not highly likely.
I bet he’s sleeping well tonight.