What GameStop and Pepe the Frog have to do with the state of democracy

What do Pepe the Frog, WallStreetBets and the state of democracy have in common? Meme culture. You heard a whole lot about the “meme stock mania” last week (but did you hear that Jaime Rogozinski, the WallStreetBets subreddit’s founder, just sold his life story to RatPac Entertainment?). You may not have heard of Pepe the Frog until “he” became a meme tweeted by Donald Trumps Sr. and Jr. in 2015. Now Pepe’s the subject of the important documentary about Internet culture and meme politics Feels Good Man.