Doom Paul / It's Happening

Doom Paul / It's Happening

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Doom Paul is a photoshop image macro series featuring American physician Ron Paul. Originally used to jokingly depict what could happen if Ron Paul was not elected for President during the 2012 elections, the images eventually grew to be used alongside incoming events to jokingly indicate that their arrival will have apocalyptic results. A common catchphrase used in combination with Doom Paul image macros is “It’s Happening!”

Origin

In 2009 on 4chan’s /new/ (news) board, a user posted the first doom paul image after he lost the 2008 republican nomination with the quote “All is lost” and “I told you so.” The user said the Apocalypse was coming and that these were the last days. 4chan soon removed the /new/ board after the founder, Moot, got sick of the racism on the board. The meme vanished for awhile but was soon mirrored on 4chon.net, on it’s backup /new/ board. Many of the images were created there and remained. Until the founder, Moot, felt bad and created a board for the /new/s men again dubbing it /pol/ (Politically incorrect). Soon the images were posted again on the newly created /pol/ and became a huge hit. Now every thread on /pol/ has at least two or more doom paul images in the threads. Dr.DoomPaul then started making threads and archives of the images so they would not be lost again if Moot deleted the board again.



He later created a Facebook page to compile and share any images that other users create. The image was first meant to be used for Trolling but Ron Paul supporters quickly started using and creating images in their favor.

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