Funny Barack Obama Memes and Pictures

The Barack Obama presidency had its share of detractors and supporters, and being in the social media age, a wealth of funny memes—even without Joe Biden for the most part. Those have a separate category all to themselves.

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Better Get Busy

The Other 98%

Obama's detractors were a little extreme in their list of horrible acts that his presidency would bring to the country. 

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I Waited For 8 Years For Obama to Ruin My Life

New Century Times

Of course, only the health insurance can be directly attributed to Obama, but Chris Rock sure can turn a phrase.

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Pranking Trump

Twitter

A classic example in the Biden/Obama meme category, Republicans vying for the presidency—especially Donald Trump—just would not let the whole "Is Obama really a citizen?" thing go. 

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Resigning a Day Early

Twitter

Trump is known for licensing his name to put on products. This joke assumes that somewhere some "Trump 45th President" items were ready to go on sale Jan. 20, 2017.

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The Healthiest Man

Twitter

His doctor that Trump had dictated the letter wording that called him the healthiest person ever elected.  

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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Twitter

Many people have looked disdainfully at Trump for his treatment of women, including his spouse.  

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Obama's Birthday

Barack Obama Birthday Joke
.com/politicalhumor

Often during Obama's presidency, it felt as if he were criticized no matter what came out of his mouth. 

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When A Kid Falls Asleep

Twitter

Obama posed with a boy who fell asleep at the Father's Day ice cream social at the White House in 2013, the humor of the moment captured by an official photographer.  

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Obama on Trump's Temperament

Twitter

Actually, the photo was taken in 2012 as Obama was being briefed on the "Slow Jam the News" segment on "The Tonight Show," but if the caption fits...  

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Think Obama Is the Worst Preident Ever?

Think Obama Is the Worst Preident Ever?
Occupy Democrats

Obama supporters think his detractors' views of his presidency are much ado about nothing. 

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Obama Spying

Obama Spying

Reddit

Just what the National Security Administration was doing with all the data from people's phones and internet searches (and how much they collected) was a big issue. 

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Remembering the Obama Years

Occupy Democrats

President Obama was known for his eloquence as an orator, and well, those bookending his term have been known for making up new words and often sounding less than, well, smart.  

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Obama Already Made America Great Again

Occupy Democrats

Supporters of Obama would point out that the economy was in trouble when he inherited the job, and passage of the health care act made their lives better.  

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George Takei on Obama Campaigning

Twitter

Many Americans were concerned about Trump's temperament, especially when so much of the job deals with international diplomacy.  

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Laughing at Trump

Facebook

Hillary Clinton had been on the receiving end of many a disrespectful Donald quote during the campaign trail, day after day after day.  

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Enough Said

Occupy Democrats

Trump may have been joking when he made this face for the cameras, but it's something when the best thing one can say about a picture is that he was making fun of infants.

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Republicans Losing Their Minds

Losing Their Minds for Trump
Occupy Democrats

A lot of Democrats couldn't believe that Trump actually secured the nomination, which wasn't a done deal, even if he won the primary.

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Reading Trump's Autobiography

Donald Trump Bankruptcy Joke
Christopher Kalish

 This meme is a reference to Trump's six business bankruptcies (reorganization of assets), which are in Chapter 11 in the legal code. 

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Trump's Tax Returns

Occupy Democrats

This cynical joke makes reference to the fact that Trump was only the second presidential nominee since 1976 to not release his personal tax returns for public scrutiny. Gerald Ford released only a tax summary, not any returns.   

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How Many Republicans Does It Take to Change a Lightbulb?

How Many Republicans Does It Take to Change a Lightbulb?
The Blue Street Journal

We could probably compile a whole list of "blame Obama" memes. Things he's been blamed for (yes, really) include the formation of ISIS, North Korea testing nuclear weapons, all of the problems in the Middle East, New Jersey's budget shortfall, and the Syrian refugee crisis—and that doesn't include anything by known conspiracy theorists.    

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While We're Waiting

Obama Talking to Sasha's Date

 Facebook

Although the real context behind this one isn't clear, the joke sure is. Your date's dad being the president couldn't be much more intimidating.

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Worst Socialist Ever

Obama Worst Socialist Ever
.com/politicalhumor

When the capitalist economy of the United States is strong and people have faith in the country's companies, stocks rise. The Dow first hit 17K in ​2014. 

 

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Thanks, Obama!

Twitter

A variation on the "Blame everything on Obama" meme. Can you hear the sarcasm? 

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Presidential Trolling

Taste of Awesome.com

That's some executive-level pranking. In 2010, at the University of Texas in Austin, Obama helped his trip director Marvin Nicholson weigh in. 

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Obama's Package

Obama's Package

Google 

Policy package. Get your mind out of the gutter. 

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Obama in Favor of Oxygen

Obama in Favor of Oxygen
.com/fightconservatives

Maybe Republicans have oppositional defiant disorder.

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The Way Biden Looks at Obama

via Twitter

There's so many funny images of Biden and Obama together, they should be their own meme. Oh, wait...

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You're Thinking of Jesus

 Facebook

Take that, Evangelical right-wing. 

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Obama's Accomplishments

Obama's Accomplishments

Facebook 

No, Chicken Little, the sky didn't fall, either.  

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Trump vs. Obama

Making America Great Agan Trump Obama
Occupy Democrats

Trump ran on a platform that oozed mysogny and racism. Not great. 

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Any Questions?

Twitter

Guess which one kicked a baby out of his rally?  

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Reacting to Melania Trump's Plagiarized Speech

Twitter

No, Melania Trump's speech wasn't word-for-word from Michelle Obama's eight years earlier, but a chunk of it was to get her a failing grade in the eyes of many. 

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Best Absence Note Ever

DailyMail 

I'll bet this will be an ​for the student now. 

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Obama on Republicans

Obama on Republicans
BipartisanReport.com

Quote almost got it right. Here's the .  

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Obama's Crystal Ball

Twitter

Ah, the days when the country worried about what gaffe would come out of the VP's mouth. 

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Mistaken Name

Twitter

A reference to the government finally getting Osama Bin Laden. 

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Obamacare

Reddit

When , the same people had a negative view of the so-called Obamacare vs. the Affordable Care Act, even though they're the same thing.  

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How News Works

BeingLiberal.org

Ahh, the media. 

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Mind Melding

PunditKitchen

The baby's Vulcan ears must develop a little later... 

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How People See Obama

FB.com/KFV3Z

Opinions, opinions. 

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Just Imagine

Occupy Democrats

The differences between No. 44 & No. 45. 

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Rocky

PunditKitchen

I wouldn't get in the ring against him... 

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They Mad?

Reddit

How do you think the Republicans really felt? 

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Obama Dancing

PunditKitchen.com

Ellen making fun of Obama's "inner white guy." 

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Obama-Wan Kenobi

ICanHasCheezburger.com

This photo was taken at an event to host the Olympics. 

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Bringing Justice to Osama Bin Laden

BuzzFeed

Bush was criticized for calling "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq years too early. Nice photo bomb, Obama. 

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Kids Just Know

FB.com/Teabonics

Maybe babies are just born Democrat. 

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President: Now Available in Black

PunditKitchen

No, don't adjust your sets.

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Obama Shooting Gun

Facebook

No friends of Obama were hurt during the shooting of this picture. 

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Bright Future

FB.com/themessageis

Eight years of it, anyway.