It’s amazing how such an accurate description of progressives can hurt them so badly and quickly. The New York Times article on Non-Playable Characters (NPC) is so unintentionally hilarious I can’t help but wonder if it’s written by a Republican as a joke. Let’s take a look at a modern socialist’s attempts to understand humor and the Internet:
“The campaign, which was born in the fever swamps of 4chan and Reddit message boards, involved creating hundreds of fictional personas with gray cartoon avatars, known as NPCs.”
The enlightening commentary on Internet jokes just keeps getting better and better:
“These accounts posed as liberal activists and were used to spread — among other things — false information about November’s midterm elections”
What the hell, does the author think that this is some elaborate scheme by the Russians (who can do everything by the way)?
“NPC Wojak is a variation of Wojak, an old cartoon (also known as “feels guy”) that has become a kind of collective mascot for the far-right commenters online. In recent weeks, users on 4chan and Reddit have made all kinds of memes featuring NPC Wojak. ”
Oh look, tis the far-right pejorative used again on someone that doesn’t agree in lock-step with the Democratic Party and media.
“And then, when progressives object to a meme that portrays them as unthinking automatons, it becomes another piece of evidence: See? The left can’t take a joke.”
Glad to see that we can agree that the left has no sense of humor. If you guys could take a joke there would’ve been no need to write this dumb article or for Twitter to ban thousands of obvious parody accounts.
“The campaign began as a joke. But a few of the accounts started posting misleading information about the midterm elections, including encouraging liberals to vote on Nov. 7. (Election Day is Nov. 6.) ”
Damn, the author really doesn’t have a sense of humor does he? Has Mr. Alex Burns never heard this joke before? Does he really not understand it? This next excerpt takes the cake though:
“Are these Russian bots?
Probably not. (Although some of the NPC accounts may have been automated, there is no sign that Russia is involved in this.) Mostly, it appears to be a 4chan joke that spiraled into some mild voter suppression.“
An Internet meme is now voter suppression, who knew? Since the NPC meme is so clearly effective and accurate why not post up some NPC memes? Enjoy and be sure to share with your fellow NPCs!!!