The gravity of the situation has not stopped people from immediately sharing their best impeachment puns, jokes and memes on Twitter. And why should it? Humor can soften the blows of constant civic chaos and provides an entryway into politics as much as an escape from it. As writer Rachel Syme observed on Twitter immediately after the announcement, "[W]ho knows where this will lead, but we do know this site will continue to be insufferable."
An abbreviated roundup of the memes birthed from historic mess: