Great Job, Internet!: Sesame Street’s new “alt-right” Muppet will teach your kids how to spell “cuck”

Last week, Sesame Street got a new resident in Julia, an orange-haired Muppet with autism. Funny Or Die has envisioned a distressingly realistic possibility for another new Muppet in the form of Stan, a character that aims to educate children on the issues important to the eminently punchable “alt-right,” a subsection of society identifiable by their dislike of “political correctness” and admiration for national socialism. It’s all a gag, and the real Sesame Street is far too forward-thinking to do anything like this, but they flesh the concept out with surprising depth.

Stan would evoke Bert by way of Hitler Youth, what with his toothbrush mustache and greasy undercut. Stan’s fire-engine-red shirt proclaims, “LOCK HER UP!” while the character himself spouts infectious catchphrases like “Where are the emails?”; “So much winning”; and “Thinking your daughter is hot is fine.” His backstory, apparently, involves Stan having run away from …

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