After America Drops Our Biggest Bomb, The Internet Drops Some Epic Memes

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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.

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And a contingent of Americans immediately took to the internet to express their approval.

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A word of warning for the sensitive souls who may still be reading; stop now.

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These are rarely politically correct.

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Some can be down right offensive.

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They are all celebratory in their own right.

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Some are classics that have been repurposed through the years.

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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.

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Some are focused heavily on the foreshadowing offered to our other enemies.

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Many celebrate the leadership of this guy.

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Others are more realistic about leadership.

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The following Mattis has is exceptionally loyal.

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There were a lot of comparison’s to last week’s missile raid.

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Some are just reposting the work of professional satirists.

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Poor Obama. His legacy isn’t looking too strong.

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They wouldn’t be memes without one or two versions of this one.

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What? Too soon?

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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.

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Competition orange. My favorite.

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Nothing like a good visual gag.

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That would be a lot of MOABs. Seem like wishful thinking.

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The hair. Fitting.

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It is a lot of freedom.

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Very apt.

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One of the more subtle punchlines.

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One of the least subtle punch lines.

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What a punch line should look like.

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It would be interesting to know how many MOABs they have ready to roll out.

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And the classic video games get their due, too.

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Exactly. Look up. See how happy these people are? They love him.

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Again with the freedom jokes.

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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.

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I bet he’s sleeping well tonight.