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Now I'm a Meme: Vermin Supreme

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The first time I saw fringe presidential candidate Vermin Supreme on the internet, I thought he was dead serious, and I was terrified of him. I was convinced this weird guy was going to enslave us all.

Supreme is recognizable by his elaborate wardrobe and ludicrous political platforms. He's run in many local, state, and national elections in the U.S. since the 80s, but this year, during his attempt at claiming the White House, he became full-on Internet famous thanks to the proliferation of kitschy fan art and YouTube videos.

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