By Raisa Bruner
August 11, 2017

If you’re a politician, be careful about holding up signs. The internet has a habit of changing what they say.

Politicians have long used signs to support their press conferences, TV appearances, or photo ops has spilled over into an internet free-for-all over the years. Everyone from Speaker Paul Ryan to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to Senator Bernie Sanders — and, of course, President Donald Trump himself — has used these simple but effective visual aids.

But once the internet gets a hold of those images, well, things get a little hairy, with people using Photoshop to add new words and images to the canvas beside the politician.

Here, we’ve rounded up the best and most memorable of the signs — and their ensuing meme-ified versions.

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