#Kony2012 is no joke (millions of people still send money to Invisible Children and one of its first public critics, a Canadian student who runs a tumblr blog called Visible Children, has received death treatsthreats), but it hasn’t stopped the comedians from coming out. Here’s a few floating around in our inboxes, or passed around on Facebook and Twitter. First up is “Tony 2012: Stop the Tiger,” by a comedy group, who seem to specialize in frat boy humor. Of course they have merchandise.

It’s not Youtube if someone does not make a “response video.” #Tony2012 already has one:

Then there’s the Australian “rap news agency” Juice Rap News. At least these guys have some politics.

Finally, since Invisible Children compared Kony to Adolf Hitler; you knew this was bound to happen. That Hitler meme on Youtube gets in on the act:

Further Reading

Independence Day

The labor and political organizing of Somali immigrants in the US Midwest should inspire more Americans to join the broader movement for worker rights and racial equality.

The two Sudans

During the Cold War, Khartoum was very successful in frustrating international solidarity, especially by other Africans, for South Sudan’s independence struggle.