Article Lead Image

Photo via Ken Bone/Twitter

Here’s what Ken Bone’s olive suit (may it rest in peace) would have looked like

A vision of what could have been.


Jay Hathaway

Internet Culture

Posted on Oct 12, 2016   Updated on May 25, 2021, 7:41 pm CDT

Ken Bone, who attained temporary stardom by asking a question about energy policy at Sunday’s presidential town hall debate, is inseparable from his red sweater and mustache. Without them, would he be the meme he is today? 

In some alternate universe, the olive suit Bone planned to wear that day never ripped. Either he never became famous, or people started planning to wear olive suits with their fake facial hair this Halloween.

The Bone-man gave us a peek into that reality with a tweet Wednesday. Gaze now upon the meme that could have been: 

Naaaah. Doesn’t work without the sweater, my dude.

Share this article
*First Published: Oct 12, 2016, 7:32 pm CDT