Boris Goes Ziplining Meme of the Week: Boris Johnson Goes Ziplining
The London mayor just wanted to celebrate Britain’s first gold medal, but he ended up stranded on the zipline—and his dangling image ended up spoofed everywhere from the famous Mission Impossible scene to the very British expression “Keep Calm and Carry On.” See the best memes.
Here’s one of the original images that spawned the meme. Johnson is certainly a good sport, and only politely asked for a ladder to get down after dangling for a few seconds.
Johnson precariously hangs from the minute hand of what we think is Big Ben (newly renamed Elizabeth Tower). Boris Impossible
Johnson makes a surprise appearance in this classic scene from the first
movie. Let’s hope he gets pulled up in time. Mission: Impossible Dynamite
In this frankly amazing animated gif, Johnson is taking the place of the infamous tetherball from the film
. Napoleon Dynamite Iwo Jima’d
Johnson makes an appearance at
Iwo Jima in black and white, being hoisted on an American in the classic photo.
Getting Hammered Lunchtime Keep Calm, Boris
Riffing on the classic World War II poster, “
Keep Calm and Carry On,” we’re now asked to remain unruffled and dangle Boris.