Last spring while teaching about World War I and the Russian Revolution, I was struck by a phonetic similarity between the term for the leaders of pre-Bolshevik Russia and a song that was particularly popular from mid-2015 through early-2016.
For the song in question (which had the chart trajectory depicted above), click here at your own peril.
With this inspiration, I quickly went to one of the internet’s many meme generators, plunked in some pictures, typed up a dopey pun in 72 pt. Impact font, et voila!
And now (in order to delete this silly file off my desktop), I present to you the fruits of that very poorly expended labor: