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People Are Making Memes Showing Iconic Moments When There Was Violence "On Both Sides"

OK, but why aren't we talking about the violent rebel alliance?

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On Tuesday – during a press conference at Trump Tower – US President Donald Trump defended the actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville over the weekend, saying there were "some very fine people on both sides."

The president's defense of the racist march attendees, and condemnation of those who opposed them, provoked people of Twitter to poke fun at his comments.

Sure the Empire is evil, but nobody is talking about the extremely violent Rebel Alliance.

Sure, the cancer was aggressive. But the chemotherapy was also very aggressive. There was aggression on both sides

Some people chose iconic moments in history where there was "violence" on "both sides."

Pictured: the violent alt-left charging the Nazis during WWII.

"Some armed antifa thugs heading to disrupt a peacefully-assembled white nationalist gathering." - Jay Braun

There is blame on both sides, Anne Frank was being a very loud and rude houseguest

Others chose to point out moments in pop culture when there's been good and bad on opposing sides.

I dunno yal. The ghostbusters sound like a hate group. It's possible they provoked the ghosts. I think Blame on bot… https://t.co/TqA7gpyFsO

The Joker did blow up that hospital, but Batman punches those crooks pretty hard, so ya know . . . I think there are problems on both sides.

Harry Potter and Star Wars fans went into overdrive.

OK, Voldemort is a murderous Death-Eater obsessed with blood purity, but Harry went to Hogsmeade without permission. So faults on both sides

Sure both sides CAN be violent but you don't see Dumbledore standing up for the Death Eaters because one of them was "peaceful"

And then there were just some really harsh burns.

We all needed this meme.

damn I remember when "gotta hear both sides" was a funny meme and not like, you know, this.

Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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