The Anti-Defamation League, on Tuesday, designated the cartoon character “Pepe the Frog”—an online favorite of white supremacists of the alt-right—an online hate symbol. Also known, as the “sad frog meme,” the character started innocently enough in 2005 as a character with the catchphrase “feels good, man” in the online cartoon Boy’s Club and did not have any racist or anti-Semitic undertones.
4chans Pepe the Frog meme was wildly popular among normiesuntil white nationalists decorated him with swastikas and gave him a Trump button.
Earlier this month Skittles Trump tweeted the above image. Via (of course) Breitbart: Pepe the Frog has been added to the Anti-Defamation League’s Hate Symbol Database, where it currently sits alongside symbols such as the Nazi swas...
A cartoon frog tied to anti-Semitism was added to the Anti-Defamation League’s list of hate symbols, which includes the swastika and the Confederate battle flag.