Yesterday, Donald Trump left and Joe Biden and Kamala Harris took an oath to the office. The inauguration of Joe Biden was celebrated with the new millennial way – memes.
The swearing-in ceremony of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States took place on January 20, 2021, before noon (EST). This marked the inauguration of the four-year term of Joe Biden as POTUS and Kamala Harris as Vice President. It was the 59th Presidential inaugural ceremony that took place on the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Biden took the presidential oath of office, before while Harris took the vice-presidential oath of office.
Moreover, the inauguration took place amidst extraordinary political, public health, economic, and national security crises. The festivities of the inauguration were sharply curtailed so as to prevent the spread of COVID-19. And also to diminish the potential threat of violence near the Capitol, considering the issue around it. The live audience was limited, in addition, the members of the Congress could attend with one guest of their choosing. Above all, public health measures were taken to protect the participants in the ceremony. For instance, mandatory face coverings, testing, temperature checks, and social distancing were used.
While the restrictions were imposed on being physically present to participate in the inauguration, this didn’t stop the netizens from expressing themselves. They took to social media and shared their thoughts and opinions. In the midst of all opinions and reactions coming up on the inauguration, how could memes stay behind? Memers took it upon themselves and started pouring memes from the ceremony.
Look here for some of the hilarious memes that were sparked by the swearing-in of the 46th President of the United States of America.
While we congratulate Joe Biden for the presidency we couldn’t help but we proud of Kamala Harris as she makes history as the country’s first Black, female and Asian American vice president.