A Pair of Serbian Politicians on a Motorcycle Inspires Hilarious Photoshop Battle

Serbian politicians Ivica Dačić and Dragan Marković Palma enjoying the summer. Photo by anonymous author first posted on the Facebook page "Neguj mo srpski jezik" ("Nurture Serbian Language").

Serbian politicians Ivica Dačić and Dragan Marković Palma enjoying the summer. Photo by anonymous author first posted on the Facebook page “Neguj mo srpski jezik” (“Nurture Serbian Language”) on July 26, 2016.

A photo of two Serbian politicians riding a motorcycle together has gone viral across social media.

The portal Nova energija (“New Energy”) published an overview of the hype:

Dva prijatelja na motoru, rekli bismo uobičajena letnja fotka sa vrelog asfalta. Međutim, kada su u pitanju ova dva prijatelja, to više nije uobičajena fotografija.

Ivica Dačić, ministar inostranih poslova Srbije i Dragan Marković Palma, [bivši] gradonačelnik Jagodine, uslikani su na motoru, a fotografija, za sada nepoznatog izvora, kruži Facebookom već danima.

Naravno, kako to obično biva, malo joj je trebalo da postane meme. Na sajtu 9gag.com, a i širom Facebooka, Dačić i Palma ubačeni su u različite situacije, od Pokemon Go igrice do serije Game of Thrones i vožnje zmajevima.

Two friends on a motorbike would make a usual summer photo with hot asphalt. However, when one considers who these two friends are, the photo becomes very unusual.

The photo from unknown source, showing Ivica Dačić, minister of foreign affairs of Serbia, and Dragan Marković Palma, the [former] mayor of Jagodina, has been making the rounds on Facebook for days now.

It was soon used as a basis for memes. On the website 9gag.com, and all over Facebook, Dačić and Palma ride through different situations, from Pokemon Go to Game of Thrones, and riding dragons.

Dačić and Palma, Akira-style.

Dačić and Palma, Akira-style.

Various memes quickly found the way from Facebook and Twitter to the pages of news portals.

Ivica Dačić, the leader of Socialist Party of Serbia, and Dragan Marković Palma, a member of parliament and the leader of the party United Serbia, are coalition partners. Recently, Palma proposed that Dačić become the presidential candidate for their coalition in the 2017 elections.

Dačić and Palma broke the Internet! Hilarious memes that bring tears to your eyes! (Photo)

The only thing better than Dačić and Palma on a moped are Dačić and Palma on a moped in space. With lasers.

Twitter user @slonoxy even made it easier for aspiring meme authors:

If you would like to make Dačić/Palma photo montages, here's the photo layer with a transparent background.

Dačić and Palma, GOT-style.

Dačić and Palma, Game of Thrones-style.

1 comment

  • handyhippie65

    i’ll bet they really like the one where they are riding a dragon.

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