Tuesday, November 6, 2012

The 10 Least Avoidable Memes Of The 2012 Election

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Mitt Romney's Dog-On-Roof Problem

Ever since news surfaced of that time Mitt Romney drove 12 hours with his "beloved" family dog Seamus strapped to the top of the roof, emitting fear-induced diarrhea, people have had a hard time letting the whole thing go. For her part, Gail Collins has mentioned the incident in her column at least 70 times, and even the New Yorker put a version of it on their cover. The meme has had a recent resurgence as a popular theme for dog halloween costumes, and today Devo released a video for their single "Don't Roof Rack Me, Bro" on the "Dogs Against Romney" site.

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Virginia K. Smith is the Assistant Editor at The L Magazine and a Bushwick resident. Her profile picture was taken at Summerscreen, because she is a real team player.

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