Man Bun Ken Is Every Dudebro You’ve Ever Encountered
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Man Bun Ken™ truly arrived at the perfect moment. On Tuesday, Mattel unveiled a slew of new Ken dolls that are more diverse than ever, and one in particular captured the heart of the meme-obsessed Internet: Man Bun Ken.
KENS WITH MAN BUNS, THIS IS NOT A DRILL pic.twitter.com/FoPRwk0ZKG
— Emily A. Cummins (@emilyacummins) June 20, 2017
With political hot takes flying faster than the speed of light yesterday, Man Bun Ken™ became a perfect stand-in for every obnoxious, mansplaining dudebro that you’ve ever had to suffer through conversations with.
“I just don’t like Hillary, and we really need a 3rd party in this country. That’s why I voted for Gary Johnson.” pic.twitter.com/4K87CuLGoC
— Devon Handy (@DevonHandy) June 21, 2017
Democrat Jon Ossoff losing a closely-contested special election in the deeply-red Georgia 6th? Man Bun Ken™ has thoughts!
“Ossoff should’ve won this seat easily.” pic.twitter.com/RM3m92lopo
— Sarah Lerner (@SarahLerner) June 21, 2017
“A 1.5% special election loss by a Dem in a heavily GOP district obviously means the people are pining for socialism” pic.twitter.com/Vigo0Qm1lV
— E (@RealEthanHolmes) June 21, 2017
“We Democrats must put up my kind of dogmatic insufferable candidate to stop losing in GOP districts (although I’m not a Democrat).” pic.twitter.com/Vda8yBCoWB
— Al Giordano (@AlGiordano) June 21, 2017
Weird how I don’t see any man-bun pundits arguing that Parnell’s strong showing means Dems should run more anti-tax Goldman Sachs alums.
— Allan Brauer (@allanbrauer) June 21, 2017
But why go in hard on Ossoff when you could just blame a woman instead?
“Since neither Hillary or Chelsea are running for office, Ossoff’s thin loss in a 40-year GOP district means we have to scapegoat Pelosi.” pic.twitter.com/5WsDP2WCZd
— Al Giordano (@AlGiordano) June 21, 2017
“We will win easily. All we have to do is throw aside every woman and person of color in existence” https://t.co/yKomzJV2AP
— JeremyConstantinople (@smartflexin) June 21, 2017
If you hadn’t already observed, Man Bun Ken™ hates “identity politics!”
“Black Twitter is weaponizing identity politics to take focus away from the only issue that really matters, class solidarity” pic.twitter.com/hsAJViICuC
— Marcus H. Johnson (@marcushjohnson) June 20, 2017
Let’s try for an anti-abortion Democrat next time, the deluded guy said. That way we can repel our base and lose by even more. pic.twitter.com/tzOw8T3H2k
— Erin Matson (@erintothemax) June 21, 2017
“Check out my piece over at Salon about the menace of neoliberal identitarianism.” pic.twitter.com/vlQtK9bjT9
— Donna Gratehouse (@DonnaDiva) June 20, 2017
“I TOTALLY want a woman President, just not *this* woman. You’ve already waited 241 years, what’s 4 more?” pic.twitter.com/NJJoUWT6G1
— Molly (@isteintraum) June 20, 2017
And is convinced that the man who lost the Democratic primary could have won the general election (the logistics of electoral politics be damned!).
I don’t even own Mattel’s new man bun Ken Doll but he already told me the dangers of processed food and how Bernie would have beaten Trump. pic.twitter.com/rjxQQFiEfI
— Sully Sullivan (@Mikey_Sul) June 20, 2017
Man-bun Ken doll just interrupted me to tell me that Bernie would have won. pic.twitter.com/Mnu8pAXV7F
— J.D. Altman (@NicCageMatch) June 20, 2017
Through it all, Man Bun Ken™ assures you he’s definitely a feminist.
Man-bun Ken thinks having a mother makes him a feminist pic.twitter.com/mW5tOavC6G
— Ziwe (@ziwe) June 20, 2017
“You’re not like most girls” pic.twitter.com/6rTQ2DoPjT
— Emily (@Therosyone) June 20, 2017
“I’m not a feminist. I’m a humanist.” pic.twitter.com/eMqqBSe6Su
— Candice Aiston (@CandiceAiston) June 20, 2017
Never change, Man Bun Ken.™ We have too much fun satirizing you on Twitter dot com.
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