Evil Kermit meme allows your dark side to have a voice

What’s the devil on your shoulder telling you?

There’s always some sort of internet joke that everyone can get on. This year, memes have taken on a political role. Pepe the Frog was co-opted by the alt-right movement for their own purposes, and the original creator of Pepe fired back with positive memes.

In this undated photo provided by Disney Enterprises, Kermit the Frog realizes that he is short one last act to fill the time for the live and televised Muppet Telethon in a scene from "The Muppets," opening in theaters on Nov. 23. (AP Photo/Disney Enterprises, Scott Garfield)

In this undated photo provided by Disney Enterprises, Kermit the Frog realizes that he is short one last act to fill the time for the live and televised Muppet Telethon in a scene from “The Muppets,” opening in theaters on Nov. 23. (AP Photo/Disney Enterprises, Scott Garfield)

Right now, people are venting their frustrations with last Tuesday’s election results with some excellent imagined conversations between Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama. But others are using Kermit talking to evil Kermit (i.e. Kermit wearing a black hood) to show their inner conflicts, in an internet version of the classic angel on your shoulder vs. devil on your shoulder battle.

A few people used evil Kermit to be the voice that tells you to indulge yourself:

and to poke fun at our weakness for fast food:

Others used the meme for some light-hearted political commentary:

While others got real serious.

A twist on the meme showed the real sides of one Twitter user:

Though the meme has been around for a few days now, not everyone is ready to say goodbye.

Thanks for helping our dark sides see the light, evil Kermit.


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