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Neo-Nazi gets punched in the face, becomes a meme

Richard Spencer is an appalling man with appalling beliefs – now we’re not saying that we condone violence but... these memes are good

Richard Spencer is a white supremacist who advocates for “peaceful ethnic cleansing”. He welcomed Trump’s presidency with Nazi salutes. He once published this article.

Spencer, a neo-Nazi, was giving an interview to a news crew about his Pepe the Frog lapel pin (cool man), when a protestor ran from nowhere and punched him in the head. Pretty hard. Spencer was discussing a meme, little did he know he was about to become one. The footage of Spencer being thwacked has now been remixed endlessly. Here are some of the best.

SONIC RINGS

It even comes with the Game Over music.

BORN IN THE U.S.A

Soundtracked by Bruce Springsteen and his steely snare.

KANYE

Here's Spencer being punched while “Blood On The Leaves” from Kanye West’s plays.

BEASTIE BOYS

This one’s really good, timed beautifully, great choice of track.

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM THEME TUNE

Saving the best until last, it’s the punch soundtracked by the Curb Your Enthusiasm soundtrack, adding a comical element of surrealism to what is already a surreal moment. Why is a Nazi being interviewed on TV wearing a Pepe pin badge? It’s obvious what’s going to happen – he’s going to get punched.

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