After carefully reviewing the news, we’ve come to the conclusion that there’s too much of it. Therefore, as such, and hereforthwith, we offer the solution of looking at a bunch of memes instead. Because memes are the antidote to news. And we all need some good medicine right about now.

Enjoy these twelve memes to help you take your mind off things.

12. The turtle club

“Slow down, you’re gonna get us both killed!” – turtle, probably

11. I can’t handle this

Things have taken a turn for the worst.

10. Picture perfect

Looks like she’s feline very comfortable.

9. The puppy trap

Oo, piece of fuzzy!

8. Can’t stop the beet

I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.

7. Keep your distance

Don’t mind me, am just tree.

6. What’s your deal?

Me every single day in modern America.

5. Mix it up

I still don’t think either of them are actually dead.

4. Beggars and choosers

How about YOU donate, large business?

3. You don’t know Jack

They look like they’re about to absolutely WRECK the town of Reno.

2. The cone of shame

Talk about being stuck in traffic.

1. Once is enough

In for a penny, in for a pound.

Remember that memes will always be here for you to provide respite from reality. They’re like drugs in that way, but way less dangerous and significantly cheaper. Still pretty addictive though.

What sorts of memes are your favorites to peruse?

Let us know in the comments.