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A Respected Journalist's Description Of "Dank Memes" Has Gone Massively Viral

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Appearing on ABC's Insiders, the veteran political journalist was discussing the way Australia's centre-left political parties have been using memes on social media.

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"A dank meme is one that is intentionally bizarre, an ironic expression used to mock online viral media and 'in' jokes that have exhausted their comedic value," he said.

The introduction of dank memes to what is usually a serious panel show about politics sent Twitter into a flurry.

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