How a CNN Investigation Set Off an Internet Meme War
Francis Tseng

As Americans relaxed over a long Fourth of July weekend, the pro-Trump meme factories were gearing up for war. These online communities, which churn out lo-fi, shareable images and videos meant to amuse and energize President Trump's social media supporters while provoking his enemies, were spurred to action by what, in their world, qualified as a series of seismic events.