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Cartoon Frog Called ‘Hate Symbol’

A cartoon depiction of a sad frog that has become a popular Internet "meme" is now considered a hate symbol. The Anti-Defamation League said "Pepe the Frog" has been appropriated to express racist views on the Internet. Pepe, who was created by Matt Furie, first appeared online around 2005, the ADL said, and was associated with the phrase "feels good man." The character was the subject of countless memes, most of which were innocuous. But the ADL says...

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