24 election-related memes and posts that’s not #HardToGets if you’re Pinoy


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The 2016 Philippine elections will forever be known as the “social media elections,” not only because our candidates and their PR people utilized the power of online networks to the fullest, but also because photo editing apps and hashtags made it easy for anyone’s meme to spread like butter on toast and find its way into our personal news feeds. The same can also be said of our status messages and tweets. After all, we’re not called the world’s social media capital for nothing!

Here are 24 election-related memes and posts we saw in our timelines that’s proof that Pinoys can make even the most serious of things light and funny. Other countries might find this #HardToGets, but we certainly don’t!


Let’s start with the most well-rounded candidate of them all. An all-around handyman. How can you not love this guy?

boy everythaaang
Via crimerose.com

Oh, right. #HardToGets

mar roxas rice
Via facebook.com/pulpolitika

Well his wife’s pen game was on point, though. Definitely not #HardToGets

korina
Via Instagram @thisiskorinasanchezroxas

We all caught the current VP booing, but instead of getting annoyed…
binay boo

…it made us wonder who did it better?

heart
Via Twitter @Balooogggssssss

Okay, let’s play a game shall we?

win
Via facebook.com/artjohnagapito

Too easy? How about something a bit more #HardToGets?

bong bong
Via Twitter @Cinephilliacy

Maybe this?

sandro squares
Via Twitter @Cinephilliacy

*flips table*

robredo
Via Twitter @DJGelo27

And speaking of look-alikes…

emperor chiz
Via Twitter @noelvpascual

Still, Sith Lord or not, you gotta hand it to the guy. He’ll always be winning in life, and it’s not #HardToGets why.

chiz yeah
Via Twitter @biirod13

Okay, last one, we promise!

sandro james reid
Via Twitter @Balooogggssssss

Remember that time when Sandro Marcos was called out on his subject-verb agreement?

Screen Shot 2016-05-17 at 14.05.30
Via Twitter @caridecastro

Then came the younger Marcos’s response. Turned out it wasn’t really him but a parody account.

screencap from fake account
Via Twitter @andiparrr

We thought it was over, but the response to the response tho!

eyesight
Via Twitter @andiparrr

Damn, girl!
nako beh

Okay, let’s keep calm and admire how legit Karen’s nose game was.

KD
Via Twitter @Senyora

Whenever things get too heated, we can always rely on what is, hands down, the best campaign hashtag ever. EVER.

dick
Via YouTube

Good vibes, yeah?

ipasoksidick
Via Twitter @LadyRenniecorn

And it’s easy to get why.

dick gordon
Via 9gag.com

So relax! Sure, you might find it #HardToGets why your friend si pro-*insert candidate here*, but after everything’s said and done, your differences in opinion are just that: differences in opinion.

@forrestiel
Via Twitter @forrestiel

Political parody accounts may come and go…

loveliness
Via Twitter @nesstareja

loveliness 2

…but you will always be friends, no matter the score.

partial unofficial
Via Twitter @Cinephilliacy

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