Bernie Sanders waves as he takes the stage at the Our Revolution Massachusetts Rally at the Orpheum Theatre on March 31, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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By Aric Jenkins
April 15, 2017

Twitter felt the Bern after former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders appeared to emerge from a pint of Ben & Jerry’s.

The Vermont senator was speaking at one of the company’s ice cream factories in St. Albans, Vt., when he was photographed behind the podium, which resembled a giant pint of Ben of Jerry’s.

The image ended up on Twitter, and it was only a matter of time before meme-makers morphed Sanders’ speech on U.S. policy issues into a variety of other, hilarious scenarios.

Despite the jokes online, it was a serious matter for Sanders. He spoke on education, the environment, and labor issues, according to ABC News.


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