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FreedomToons is an American animated political comedy web series on YouTube, created by Seamus Coughlin. It can be viewed here.

Describing itself as "Educational Cartoons about Freedom and Liberty", it mainly satirizes and comments on current political issues and internet culture from an American right-libertarian perspective.

FreedomToons provides examples of:

  • Adaptational Badass: Parodied. Pintsized Jewish and Nerdy right-wing pundit Ben Shapiro has hex vision.
  • Adaptational Dumbass: The way that Dave Rubin is portrayed is basically FreedomToons's answer to Matt Damon from Team America: World Police. The only barely coherent phrase Dave can utter is "I agree with that".
  • All Just a Dream: In "Amy Coney Barrett Goes To The Senate", when Amy Coney shows the court her notes, everything in America suddenly becomes Christian/Catholic... only that it's everyone's imagination.
  • All Men Are Perverts: "If 🅱️OVID was an STD" shows a group of quarantined men who are okay with the lockdowns during the covid outbreak, despite the many, many consequences that come with it. But then when they receive word that the virus has mutated into an STD, they would not be allowed to have sex with random strangers until the lockdowns are over. Then all the men start rioting in the streets while demanding that the lockdowns be lifted.
  • Argument of Contradictions: "Debates with Strawmen: Fake News" is just left-wing and right-wing media outlets accusing each other of being fake news in "I'm not! You are!" format.
  • The Assimilator: "Bloomberg for America!" mocks Mike Bloomberg's bid for the 2020 Democratic nominee through non-stop advert shelling by depicting him as a virus only interested in making more copies of himself. It even mimics the YouTube commercial format as you're playing it.
  • Author Tract: Seamus Coughlin is a Libertarian and also hosted animations for the Foundation For Economic Education. He later stated he no longer considered himself a Libertarian and had become more of a Conservative.
  • Author Avatar: Seamus will occasionally appear as himself in several cartoons.
  • Author Vocabulary Calendar: Talkshow host Dave Rubin is parodied as being obsessed with the word "regressive". He uses it about thirty times in a single minute.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: "Game Stonks" has a rich person tell a poor person to stop buying lattes and invest his money instead. The poor person takes his advice and invests in Game Stop, resulting in the rich person being left in dirty rags and poor himself. The investor then declares that he can buy all the lattes he wants now that he's rich.
  • Became Their Own Antithesis: "leftists rediscover biology" portrays a group of progressive feminists infighting and stoning each other over positions on gender identity, until the remaining feminists assume a more conservative position.
  • Beleaguered Bureaucrat: His videos tend to be against centralizing specific services because of the amount of red tape and bureaucracy that would result from doing so. "The Debunkers vs. The New York Times: America Isn't Great" discusses this with regards to several topics like medical services and education. For education specifically, the debunkers point out how America used to lead the world in education in the 1960s and 70s. However, in 1979, the Department of Education was formed, and instead of schools being allowed to teach their own personal curriculum, they were forced to follow a federal standard. This also resulted in educational spending skyrocketing, and America's global ranking in education has been dropping since the department was founded.
  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: In-universe example. In "Debunkers vs. G*n Control Nonsense" the video they're analyzing ends with a message bashing the electoral college. The Debunkers are dumbfounded as to what the point of that statement was, as the video they were analyzing was about gun control, and the electoral college was never mentioned beforehand, so it had no relevance to the rest of the video.
  • Big "NO!":
    • Alex Jones lets out a dramatic "No!" as he's erased from existence by an Infinity Glove-wearing gay Pepe the Frog.
    • All Seamus can do is scream "No!" when he's consumed by a horde of NPCs.
  • Black-and-White Insanity:
    • Dr. Mac has a rather bad case of this because he views the world exclusively through a power-plus-prejudice ideological lens. He actually argues that a survivor of a terrorist massacre is an evil racist... because he's white, so he can never be victimized. Meanwhile, any group or idea endorsed by his team has to be wonderful by default, facts be damned.
    • This is the entire point of the Debates with Strawmen series.
    Conservative Strawman: There is only one gender, sir!
  • Boomerang Bigot: Dr. Mac both says testosterone makes you lie, and that white people shouldn't live.
  • Broken Record: "The Trial of Donald J Trump" repeats the same joke (about Biden defenders bringing up his speech impediment) four times.
  • Burning with Anger: In "JBP, Trump's Wind Mill Cancer, Jussie Smollett", Alex Jones goes on a Conspiracy Theorist rant about the dangers of windmills. He keeps getting angrier and his face keeps getting redder until his hair catches fire.
  • Canada, Eh?: "The Big Canadian Gun Ban" has Jason and the Social Contractor as Canadian stereotypes.
  • Cannot Tell Fiction from Reality: In "Gun Control with Piers and Cenk", Dr. Mac calls on Piers Morgan and Cenk Uygur to help him name several firearms that they want banned. They list a bunch of fictional guns from games such as Halo and Call of Duty: World at War.
  • Catch-22 Dilemma: In the Dr. Mac short "Gentrification" Dr. Mac scolds guest speaker Timmy for moving into the inner city, referring to it as gentrification, saying it would drive up the area's prices and kick out the poorer locals. However, when Timmy suggests moving out of the city, Dr. Mac gets mad that he's no longer giving his money to the inner city's local economy, allowing poverty in the area to rise.
  • Clickbait Gag: Parodied. Most political content on YouTube, especially if it's ripped from the original source, tends to be advertised with hyperbolic titles such as "X Destroys/Humiliates/Schools Y". "Ben Shapiro DESTROYS Liberal" actually makes true on its claim by depicting the host of the Daily Wire incinerating a left-wing college student who annoys him with Eye Beams.
  • Convicted by Public Opinion: "Biden v. Kavanaugh" presents the sexual assault allegations against both as being tried in a literal courtroom of public opinion, with mainstream media conglomerates as the Joker Jury. Unsurprisingly, they receive very different treatments.
    Dr. Mac: [holding up picture] Mr. Kavanaugh, did you, or did you not, make this angry face after being called a rapist 60 times?
    Brett Kavanaugh: Well, yes, but...
    Dr. Mac: I rest my case!
  • Crawl: The bottom crawl on The Echo Chamber is deliberately hostile and condescending to the audience as part of its Strawman News Media nature.
  • Crying Indian: At the end of "Dem Debate 2: Electoral Boogaloo", Elizabeth Warren (dressed as a native chief) cries a single tear when the other candidates start fist-fighting each other on stage.
  • Culture Clash: In the Debunkers video against Universal Childcare, the Vox video being analyzed tries to glorify Sweden's childcare system. However, there's enough differences in Sweden's culture with the United States that it wouldn't work if they tried to create a similar system. For one thing, it's population is roughly three percent of America's, and the majority of the population lives within a very small chunk of the country's land mass, resulting in a very centralized government. Kids are also expected to be enrolled in day care when they are somewhere between 12 and 18 months old, while parents that try to stay with their children any longer than that are shamed by their peers for not working and thus not contributing to society.
  • Cycle of Revenge: "Rioting: Only Ok When We Do It!" shows Democrats and Republicans repeatedly resorting to violence in response to the other side's violence while utterly refusing to condemn their own side until they finally destroy the Earth.
  • Dastardly Whiplash: The GOP is depicted as a mustache-twirling villain who wears a black suit, top hat, and eye mask.
  • Dead Guy on Display: A background joke shows the mounted head of Cenk Uygur hanging on the Shapiro family's dining room wall.
  • A Degree in Useless: Dr. Mac claims to be knowledgeable about firearms because he has a PhD, but when queried further, he clarifies that he's a doctor in "lesbian poetry".
  • Deranged Animation: The strawmen are drawn with constantly-moving outlines and more exaggerated facial expressions, fitting how strawman arguments are exaggerated parodies of the original arguments.
  • Double Standard: A common theme in several of these videos is the hypocrisy of the liberal media:
    • Mercilessly parodied in "HOW TO CRITICIZE THE LEFT". Dr. Mac hosts a game show called "Dilute That Criticism" that is about exactly this.
    Dr. Mac: Whenever you critique a group of people the Left sympathizes with, you have to find a way to lather your critique and caveats about how other groups are just as bad, if not worse!
    • The video "biden nukes america" has the mainstream journalists freak out and claim the world is ending when Donald Trump makes a mean tweet about Rosie O' Donnell. Later, Joe Biden accidentally launches a barrage of nuclear weapons, and those same journalists insist Biden wasn't responsible for the apocalypse that ensued.
  • Elephant in the Living Room: Dr. Mac shows a Spreading Disaster Map Graphic detailing terrorist attacks committed by jihadists that overlaps with Muslim-majority countries and countries with increasingly large Muslim minorities. He then calls the reason behind the surge of attacks a mystery for the ages.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • Dr. Mac may be an amoral journalist who regularly attempts to keep the public misinformed and assists the DNC in their schemes, but when Bernie Sanders praises multiple historical dictators for minor good deeds in "Bernie and Biden debate coronavirus", he and Biden both turn on him, with Dr. Mac asking if he has any shame. He also appears to be outraged by sexual harassment committed by the "Biden bros" before Biden shows up to intimidate him into dropping the story.
    • Chaz Gregory is usually seen helping Dr. Mac keep the public misinformed, but his appearance in "Fake news on school shootings" sees him call out the PSA guy for lying about the NPR in order to dilute their findings on school shootings.
  • Everyone Has Standards:
    • Why Won't You Debate Me starts silly, portraying Biden as a scatter-brained senior as per normal for FreedomToons, but the second part of his verse takes a darker turn: Biden admits that he doesn't know what he's doing and that he doesn't know why the DNC would nominate him. Trump agrees that pushing Biden of all people into the spotlight to try to undermine him was really low of them.
    Biden: I don't know where I am...honestly I'm frightened, I wish someone would hold my hand. I'm not a madman. I just have trouble thinking 'Why would they make me the frontman?'!
    Trump: So sad the DNC would abuse the elderly just to try to get at me, they'll get me reelected!
    • Zachary - the left wing parody with a nose ring - freaks out when his grandmother starts calling herself Polyamorous after he came out to her as such.
  • Everything Is Racist: In "My Understanding of Brexit", the only argument a representative of the EU has against the UK leaving is that it's racist. He doesn't explain how.
  • Eye Beams:
    • According to "Thanksgiving With Ben Shapiro", this is hereditary in Ben's family.
    • Marianne Williamson uses this at the end of "Dem Debate 2: Electoral Boogaloo".
  • Freudian Slip: In the Dr. Mac short "Gentrification" Dr. Mac, despite always claiming to be against racism, refers to the inner city as a "minority infested neighborhood", which guest speaker Timmy is quick to pick up on.
  • Gasshole: The FreedomToons version of Cenk Uygur is constantly burping and occasionally farts.
  • Hope Spot: Jordan Peterson makes an impassioned speech advocating for free speech as the music swells, before a Record Needle Scratch cuts him off and a Canadian judge sentences him to electroshock therapy for his "horrible abuse of children" by using the wrong pronoun.
  • Hypno Pendulum:
    • In "Dem Debate 2: Electoral Boogaloo", Marianne Williamson attempts to hypnotize the other Democrats and the studio audience to vote for her.
    • In "Bernie Hates Women" Dr. Mac frowns at Bernie for his supposed claim that a woman can't be president, before hysterically laughing at Warren for saying she should be President.
  • In-Joke: In "Every Rubin Report Ever", the brief back-and-forth between Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson about the definition of truth isn't half as funny unless you've listened to their several hours-long discussion that was almost immediately derailed because they couldn't come to an agreement about objective truth vs. darwinian truth.
    Harris: This is clearly... not... an honest person that we're dealing with. I view him... truly as a bad actor.
    Peterson: Well, that depends on what your definition of truth is, Sam.
    Harris: Oh, not this again.
  • Hypocritical Humor: The Right-Wing Strawman accuses those with left-wing politics of being offended by simple phrases... but his head explodes simply because the Left-Wing Strawman said "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas".
  • Insistent Terminology: In "Noah's Ark 2018" the Hipster in charge the ark claims that it's not an Ark but an "Authortarian Resistance Carrier", until Seamus points out that Islam has the Noah's ark narrative at which point she admits it's an ark.
  • Interrupting Meme: Kanye West interrupts Dr. Mac's show to take him to task for his white savior complex and collectivization of black people.
  • Know-Nothing Know-It-All: "Liberals on Women's Issues" portrays Dr. Mac, the host of The Echo Chamber, as this when it comes to women's issues. Every issue he lists is just a different way to say abortion, and guest speaker Jackie calls him out on this.
  • Liar's Paradox: Seamus beats Snopes in "Fact Checked" by forcing it to fact check "This statement is true. I am lying".
  • Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics: Often, the videos will point out how some statistics that could be seen as a good thing give off a false impression.
    • Both "Government Good, Guns Bad!" and "Support Gun Control You Child Hating Bigot!!" point out that while gun violence in Australia has gone down since its gun ban, gun violence was already going down at an identical rate before its gun ban was put into law.
    • In "Only 2% Of Rape Accusations Are False???", Seamus calmly breaks down the actual statistics behind this claim and the uncomfortable truth that in the vast majority of cases, there's no conclusive proof either way.
    • This is the bread and butter of "The Debunkers" series, which stars two men living in a bomb shelter who spend their free time debunking YouTube videos. If a video they're analyzing gives a statistic, they'll cite the full context of the statistic which usually gives off a different impression than the out-of-context statistic implies:
      • "Debunkers vs. Medicare for All" goes into detail about the Canadian Healthcare System, and the myth that universal healthcare would fix everything. While it does have a universal healthcare system, there's so much red tape and bureaucracy that people can end up waiting months for emergency surgery, and citizens end up leaving Canada to find better healthcare in other countries. It also notes that despite the problems with America's healthcare system, the nation ranks first in the world in terms of quality, whereas Canada is ranked seventh.
      • "Debunkers vs. Abolishing the Electoral College" makes a statement that a pure popular vote is a bad idea. Claiming that it would lead to a case where states with large cities (Chicago for Illinois, Los Angeles for California, etc.) would eclipse the voices of less populated states.
    • The Sincerity Mode video "Kinsey - the man who perverted sex ed" discusses this with the research of Alfred Kinsey, whose research influenced modern sex ed. The man claimed people in the 1940s were hypocrites who didn't practice the sexual morals of the time. However, there was a sampling bias towards people outside the social norm, like prisoners and prostitutes. Also, his research was based on self-reporting, which involved asking strangers questions about their sex lives. Naturally, a lot of people won't be comfortable with that, which skews the results and fails to accurately represent the groups who weren't willing to tell a stranger details about their sex lives.
  • Large Ham: Bernie Sanders is often seen flailing his arms while speaking.
  • Love Confession: After former New York governer Andrew Cuomo resigns from office due to sexual harassment allegations, Dr. Mac declares his love for him on live TV.
    Dr. Mac: "Rest in Peace. My one true love-governer, Govanah Kwoemoe. I LOVE YOU."
  • Metaphorgotten: "The Fable of Jordan Peterson" at one point parodies Jordan Peterson's use of archetype and metaphor to express meaning and life lessons.
    Jordan Peterson: You think she's telling the truth? Yeah, sure. Just like Little Red Riding Hood, walking down a path to grandma's house... but then it turns out, it's not grandma... it's The Big Bad Wolf... and he gobbles you up! ...and that's how you get Nazi Germany.
  • Milking the Giant Cow: Bernie is often portrayed as waving his hands around with every word he says, it also sometimes extends to his supporters.
  • Mirror Universe: "If Right Wingers were Left Wingers" has Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson, Tucker Carlson, Paul Joseph Watson, and Alex Jones use their signature rhetorical styles for left-wing talking points whilst donning fashion choices stereotypically associated with liberals.
  • Mondegreen Gag: From "Fighting Nazis Then vs. Now":
    Soldier #2: What else are these Nazis doing?
    Blond Scientist: They believe there are only two genders.
    Soldier #3: Well, of course, there's more than two genders.
    Red-haired scientist: Thank goodness.
    Soldier #3: Yeah. The Russians have their a-gender, the Germans have their a-gender, the Japanese have their a-gender, everybody's got an a-gender.
  • Moon Logic Puzzle: In "Ben Shapiro OWNS Dr. Mac", Ben aces a question that no mere mortal could answer, despite his IQ slowly draining.
    Dr. Mac: Look at this Wechsler IQ test! "If Uncle Mordecai calls you a meshugenahnote  each time three successive dreidelnote  spins result in a number adding up to less than seven, how many yarmulkesnote  surround the menorahnote  on the 11th day of Hanukkahnote ?"
    Ben: Well, the answer is obviously "12" folks.
    Dr. Mac: See?! And he got that answer correct after speaking to me upwards of sixty seconds. You know how low is IQ must be at this point?
  • Motor Mouth: Ben Shapiro is portrayed as this more so than usual.
    Dr. Mac: Are—are you speeding this guy up? I can barely understand him.
    Assistant: Speeding him up?! Mac, we're playing him in slow motion!
  • Mushroom Samba:
    • Joe Rogan is consuming various drugs throughout the "Joe Rogan interviews Tim Pool & Jack Dorsey" cartoon. At the end, when he asks everyone if they've tried DMT, Joe himself is shown as a unicorn with a human face.
    • While interviewing Bernie, Joe Rogan cracks open a beer, then tries to light said beer in a pipe.
  • Noble Savage: Elizabeth Warren's spurious claims to Native ancestry are mocked by sarcastically depicting her as a Pocahontas-type figure who fears the White Man's DNA test influx into their lands.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Seamus does many of the vocal impersonations himself.
  • Non Sequitur: "Election Goes to Supreme Court" implies that Trump-appointed justices should have overturned the results of the 2020 election because they were attacked in the media during their confirmation hearings, despite the two things being in no way related.
  • "Not So Different" Remark: In the "Nazis vs. Commies" episode of "Debates with Strawmen" both strawmen are shown to be bronies due to their "My Little Pony" t-shirts, just that the word "My" is translated to "Mein" for the Nazi and "Mao" for the Communist. They also end up forming an alliance at the end after realizing their ideologies have killed a lot of people. The same thing happens with the "Healthcare" episode where the supporter of private healthcare and the supporter of public health care both decide to rack up the national debt in getting out of paying healthcare.
  • No True Scotsman: It goes two ways in "Joe Biden VS Catholicism". A group of bishops elevate Joe Biden to the standard of what a Catholic is, with one bishop objecting he can't be Catholic because he supports abortion. The other bishops respond that the Popes and the Catechism aren't Catholic because they disagree with Biden about abortion.
  • Offing the Annoyance:
    • While debating a college student on healthcare, Ben Shapiro gets so annoyed that he incinerates him with Eye Beams.
    • The same thing happens to the Shapiros' Thanksgiving turkey after it claims "socialism works".
  • Quicksand Sucks: Seamus criticizes the way government measures unemployment (anyone who has given up on looking for work is not considered "unemployed") by depicting a census taker observing several people drowning in quicksand, then declaring the problem solved when their head goes under.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: After Dave Rubin's guests vow never to come back because he's too agreeable, he instead decides to interview Rave Dubin, a webshow host who is very... agreeable. And wears glasses.
  • Pædo Hunt: In "to catch a groomer teacher", there is a reality television show dedicated to catching child sex predators and is hosted by someone who suspiciously looks like Floridan governor Ron DeSantis. In the show, the host interrogates a creepy 32-year old "genderfluid" teacher named Teddy who wants to "help children explore their sexual identities" without the knowledge or consent of their parents. The host asks Teddy a few questions before the FBI inevitably pops out and arrests the latter. Just kidding. The FBI arrests the host instead for "intimidating" Teddy and making him feel unsafe.
  • Poe's Law: This is the focus of the Sincerity Mode video "Snopes vs. Babylon Bee". Snopes, a website focused on fact checking news articles, and Facebook both came under fire for treating the satirical Christian website Babylon Bee as a legitimate news source that needed fact checking. Yet the headlines for some of their articles include gems like "Did Democrats Demand That Brett Kavanaugh Submit to a DNA Test to Prove He's Not Actually Hitler?" and "CNN Purchases Industrial-Sized Washing Machine to Spin News Before Publication". Snopes did damage control by labeling the Babylon Bee as satire after the backlash, but the damage to their reputation was already done.
  • Pompous Political Pundit: Dr. Mac is a "progressive" version, embodying the worst stereotypes of left-wing pundits: he's Holier Than Thou, thinks that the west is an evil imperialist patriarchy, has Selective Obliviousness towards violent behavior perpretated by islamists, and is a Know-Nothing Know-It-All on topics such as gun legislation.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: Bernie Sanders' speaking pattern is often portrayed as lethargic.
  • Punny Name: "What White Knights Actually Believe" features an internet white knight named "Chris Cucker".
  • Rage Breaking Point: In the Debunkers video "Conservatives are more Extreme", the Debunkers clearly get fed up with the liberal bias of the video they're analyzing, as they lose their stoic demeanor several times and go on several angry rants. The video tries to shift all the blame for the current political climate in America on the political right, and when the video gives an example of conservatives being extremist, the Debunkers point to examples of leftists doing something similar when Donald Trump was in office. The video shows an old clip of Republican Senator Mitch McConnell saying Republicans must do everything they can to undermine Barack Obama so he doesn't get elected to a second term in office. Cue the Debunkers showing a clip of Democratic Senator Nancy Pelosi encouraging Democrats to do the same thing to Donald Trump. The video also points to the time Republicans did everything they could to undermine Obama's pick for the Supreme Court from being put in office. The Debunkers bring up both Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett. They also point out the smear campaigns those two had to endure from the mainstream media, which is something Obama's pick didn't.
  • Running Gag: If a video is about gun control, then expect the gun ban in Australia to be mentioned.
  • Scatterbrained Senior: Joe Biden will invariably be portrayed as a senile old man who barely comprehends that he's running for President.
  • Self-Botched Catchphrase: Daily Wire host Ben Shapiro flubs his Catchphrase, "Facts don't care about your feelings", after Dr. Mac causes his intelligence to degrade, perverting it into "Feelings don't care about your facts".
  • Self-Serving Memory: In "Bernie Hates Women" Elizabeth Warren's story about Bernie saying woman could never be president grows more and more ludicrous, from Bernie being insulting and mocking, to vandalizing her house and accepting a call from his "Best Friend Donald Trump" who joins him in mocking and calling Warren names.
  • Shout-Out:
    • In "The Fable of Jordan Peterson", Peterson sounds like and is drawn to resemble Kermit the Frog. This is referencing a meme about the similarities between the two, which Peterson himself acknowledged when he appeared with a Kermit puppet.invoked
    • In "Joe Rogan interviews Tim Pool & Jack Dorsey", Tim Pool is drawn to resemble Stan Marsh as they both wear beanies at all times.
    • In "The ACTUAL Democratic Debate", Hawaiian congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard quotes a line from Lilo & Stitch.
      Tulsi: Ohana means family!
    • "Bernie Drops Out" parodies Joker.
    • "Kamala Harris Locks Down The Vote" portrays the DNC HQ as Mordor.
    • "Kamala Harris: Civil Rights Hero!" is a parody of Forrest Gump.
    • "To Catch a Groomer Teacher" is one To Catch a Predtor.
  • Sincerity Mode:
    • Some of his videos have an animated version of himself talking directly into a microphone, lacking the satirical tone of most of his videos, with him instead being serious about the topic he's discussing. "Racist Bingo" and "Who Will Pump the Gas?" are two examples of videos that lack the satirical tone his videos tend to have.
    • "Kinsey - the man who perverted sex ed" is a video which analyzes the research of Alfred Kinsey. While the man tends to be glorified by the mainstream media, he was a very bad person responsible for some pretty awful stuff. He discusses the crimes Kinsey was guilty of, as well as the Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics of his research. Seamus admits in a pinned comment on the video that he couldn't think of a way to make Kinsey funny, as he found Kinsey to be too repulsive and just wanted the information about him to be known.
  • Skewed Priorities:
    • "Defusing Radical Islam": Seamus is frantically trying to defuse a home-made suicide vest after punching out a Muslim jihadist, but the SJW is more interested in virtue signaling to social media and trying to change the topic to Christian extremists (read: cardboard sign protestors) and/or historical colonialism/the crusades. Eventually, they all get blown up because Seamus cut the wrong wire.
    • "The Never Trumper" mocks people who are more offended by President Trump's tweets than by government corruption.
  • Spoofed with Their Own Words: This is his usual way of mocking Joe Biden. Instead of doing an impression of him, he'll just dub voice clips of things Biden has said into his videos:
    • In this video, Seamus simply provides animation for a rambling Joe Biden quote about 1.2 billion something and stacking spaghetti sauce.
    • In "Biden debates Biden on The Jab Mandate", a reporter version of Joe Biden asks President Biden about his vaccine mandate. Both the reporter and president Biden have different opinions on the vaccine to show how much he's flip-flopped on the issue.
  • Spooky Painting: The family portraits in "Thanksgiving With Ben Shapiro"; the portraits' eyes blink in tandem with the entire Shapiro family.
  • Stealth Pun: He doesn't say it outright, but Seamus seems to be referencing the 'Clown World' meme in "JBP, Trump's Wind Mill Cancer, Jussie Smollett", focused on various short skits depicting a Bizarro upside-down world where Jordan Peterson's refusal to use Newspeak causes Trans people to literally stop existing, President Trump develops cancer from exposure to constant media windmills, and Jussie Smollet is vindicated as a saint for faking a hate crime.
  • Straw Feminist: Feminists are portrayed as whiny blue-haired harridans who call anyone who disagrees with them misogynist.
  • Straw Hypocrite: In "average pro abortion man", Eric, the man in an angel costume, complains about how everyone should care for those in need while he just sits around like a lazy slob who refuses to look for a job. Then when his girlfriend tells him she's pregnant, Eric immediately responds that she should get an abortion. Then when his girlfriend calls him out on his usual hypocrisy, he responds by saying that he doesn't actually care for altruism and only pretends to when he wants things like healthcare or housing for free.
    Girlfriend: So much for altruism and providing for the needs of others.
    Eric: Oh, I only say that when I want free stuff.
  • Strawman News Media: The Echo Chamber hosted by Dr. Mac is an In-Universe news show with an extreme left-wing bias replete with Demonization, Strawmanning, Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and Insane Troll Logic.
  • Strawman Political: Any left-leaning character in any given cartoon is portrayed as a hypocritical idiot who blindly follows their ideology until a right-leaning character comes along and plainly spells out how the world really for them, upon which they will deny said objectivity vehemently, usually by calling the right-leaning character any number of pejoratives such as "racist", "misogynistic", etc.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: In "Thanksgiving with Ben Shapiro", Ben Shapiro's family members all look exactly like him and talk with the same nasal high-speed voice. When we see his wife (who is a doctor!) she looks like Shapiro with lipstick.
  • Super Zeroes: "You Shouldn't Do That" Man, who tells people not to commit crime instead of actually stopping crime.
  • Talking to Themself: In-Universe, After Dave Rubin interviews Sam Harris, Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson, and others, "Every Rubin Report Ever" ends with him interviewing "Rave Dubin."
  • Unwanted Assistance: Seamus' views on big government are depicted via The Social Contractor and Jason, with the former often portrayed as making things worse for the latter whenever he tries to "help" him.
  • Upper-Class Twit: The European Union is depicted as an out-of-touch aristocrat who worships St. Merkel of the Migrant and doesn't want the United Kingdom to leave the organization because "it's racist it's racist it's racist it's racist...".
  • Verbal Tic:
    • Ben Shapiro: "And the idea, and the idea..." This tic idea is expanded in "Thanksgiving With Ben Shapiro", where almost everyone in Ben's family ends their sentences with "folks". Even Ben's infant son does this.
      Baby Shapiro: Goo-goo ga-ga, folks.
    • Dave Rubin has "Regressive (Left)" and "I agree with that!"
  • Villain Has a Point: The Avengers end up agreeing with the Red Skull when he just starts giving Jordan Peterson lectures and teaching them to better themselves.
  • Visual Pun:
    • "Journalism in 2018" has two reporters literally patting themselves on the back repeatedly while engaging in a bloviating and self-aggrandizing speech about the moral fortitude of the fourth estate.
    • Literal straw men represent the strawman fallacy.
  • The War on Straw: The "Debates With Strawmen" Parody this trope by having literal strawmen argue with each other. Strawmen appear in other episodes, too.
  • Wheel of Decisions: The host of The Echo Chamber uses a giant spinning wheel to determine what kind of "bigot" the guests he disagrees with are.
  • Where No Parody Has Gone Before: After Donald Trump announced the establishment of a space force as an official new branch of the U.S. military, there's "Trump Trek", parodying the original Star Trek, with Trump himself as Kirk, Mike Pence as Spock, Kim Jong-Un as Sulu, and SJWs as the Klingons.
  • White Man's Burden: The video "Muslim Representation" plays with this idea. The Echo Chamber is trying to celebrate the fact that The Police Show has introduced a transgender, homosexual Muslim character. However, guest speaker Muhammad, who is Muslim, doesn't see the character as proper representation. Instead, he sees the character as a mouthpiece for white writers to promote their political ideology.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: In "Biden's Actual Inauguration", in the middle of Biden's inaugurations speech, Kamala then has Biden taken away and have herself inaugurated right then and there.
  • Your Head A-Splode: This happens to the Right-Wing Strawman after the Left-Wing Strawman says "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas".