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These memes of Bernie Sanders in Studio Ghibli films are brilliant

Inauguration Bernie in his now-iconic mittens and pose reimagined in Hayao Miyazaki’s anime universe

Emma Steen
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US President Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20 was widely publicised as a historical turning point. Countless photographs of the noteworthy attendees made the rounds, but there was one image in particular that the internet couldn’t get enough of.

Donning thick brown mittens, sitting alone with arms and legs crossed, Bernie Sanders became an instantaneous meme. Naturally, it wasn’t too long before Ghibli fanatics photoshopped him into the world of Hayao Miyazaki.

Bernie in ‘Spirited Away’

Bernie Sanders Ghibli
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Bernie Sanders meme
Photo: fb.com/TheGhibliFamily

Bernie in ‘My Neighbor Totoro’

Bernie Sanders Ghibli
Photo: fb.com/TheGhibliFamily
Bernie Sanders meme
Photo: fb.com/TheGhibliFamily
Ghibli Bernie Sanders
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Bernie in 'Kiki's Delivery Service'

See the memes on this Studio Ghibli fan page on Facebook

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