Great Job, Internet!: In a time of national disunity comes “just a little something to take the edge off”

Today is, by design, a day of national disagreement and anxiety. No matter who you are, you are concerned, unless you are a nihilist or a baby.

There is a meme out there aiming to unite us, though, and it is this:

just a little somethin to take the edge off pic.twitter.com/kDQQFqykun

— tesstive corn 🌽 (@ItIsHalloween) November 5, 2016

just a little somethin to take the edge off pic.twitter.com/MtcpYXX6gX

— Maggie Broderick (@Maggieb0623) November 8, 2016

just a little somethin to take the edge off pic.twitter.com/xEWCH2Yah1

— gabs (@_gabbybailey) November 7, 2016

That’s right: place something between your two fingers and pretend to be indulging in it as though it is a vice you do not regret. The Daily Dot connects it to this tweet, from about a month ago:

it’s a gross habit, but it helps me take the edge off …

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