A tech company just gave walking meme Ken Bone a job as ‘chief people officer’


If you were wondering, real-life meme Ken Bone got a new job and it has to do with politics... well kind of.
If you were wondering, real-life meme Ken Bone got a new job and it has to do with politics… well kind of.

With a perfectly corny, safely politically neutral ad about politics, undecided voter Ken Bone is still squeezing out the last drops of internet fame.

Bone, in case you forgot, was the man who shot to internet celeb status during the second presidential debate last fall. Dressed in a red zip-up cardigan, he asked a friendly middle-of-the-road question about energy policy amid a frankly nasty political climate. That was enough for him to be quickly embraced as the much-needed “can’t we all just get along” meme of the moment.

His fleeting fame also came with some less-than-savory discoveries about his internet past. Nonetheless, his image and a Twitter following of 224,000 have managed to persist.

And through it all, he’s still managed to never actually take a stand in politics, while continuing to talk all about politics. On Tuesday, a political software company called Victory Holdings announced Bone would be joining its team as “chief people…

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