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The 'Ireland Simpsons Fans' Facebook page went to town on *that* Channel 4 video on the Irish border

“Don’t you even know the border when you see it?”

PastedImage-57797 Source: Channel 4

IF YOU HAVEN’T seen the Channel 4 News voxpop where they ask members of the British public where the Irish border is, please do so now.

Yes, it’s as bad as people have been saying.

At times of great national controversies, one of the best places on the internet for relevant memes is the Ireland Simpsons Fans Facebook page - and they’ve gone into overdrive on the Channel 4 video.

The border debate is one that just fits perfectly into The Simpsons

thebirder Source: Ireland Simpsons Fans/Pa O'Sullivan

Don’t you even know the border when you see it?

“Draw where you think the Northern Irish border is”

drawthe Source: Gráinne Jordan/Ireland Simpsons Fans

Last time DailyEdge.ie checked in on the group, there were only 11,000 members. Now that’s risen to over 27,000.

Which means that when something blows up, the quality memes keep on coming

memed3 Source: Alan McLoughlin/Ireland Simpsons Fans

dowager Source: Alan McLoughlin/Ireland Simpsons Fans

comedy32 Source: alan McLoughlin/Ireland Simpsons Fans

“I’ve sold borders to Antrim, Derry and Tyrone and by gum, it put them on the map!”

farage2 Source: Donal Costello/Ireland SImpsons Fans

tytrone Source: Donal Costello/Ireland Simpsons Fans

It’s an absolute sh*tshow

finelooking Source: Adam Lawrence/Ireland Simpsons Fans

Which is when the memes hit top form

mynameis Source: Aidan Casey/Ireland Simpsons Fans

The founder of ISF Jack Leahy tells DailyEdge.ie that the Channel 4 video has sparked memes on an already popular subject:

Brexit, with its endless cast of clueless characters, is such brilliant source material for a page like ISF. Some of the posts over the last few days in particular have shown how unkindly Irish people take to the current British approach to the border issue. The images and memes may be facetious, but below it all is a keen understanding of border politics. In particular, the takes on the Channel 4 video are hilarious, because this is exactly the kind of carry-on that the Simpsons was written to parody!

As efforts go, it really was worthy of a proper ISF ripping

mynameis2 Source: Ireland Simpsons Fans Facebook

“In 20 years time when Brexiteers are telling their kids about why Brexit f**ked up Britain.”

naturally Source: Rachel O'Neill/Ireland Simpsons Fans

As usual, there are too many Simpsons scenes that can be applied

sloweh Source: Tadhg Gately/Ireland Simpsons Fans

southern2 Source: Frank Carty/Ireland Simpsons Fans

Perfectly cromulent memes, all

bordering2 Source: Dean Van Nguyen/Ireland Simpsons Fans

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