Sarah Palin says something stupid and mangles the English language/intelligent thought in the process. Internet pounces. Sarah defends herself by comparing her creation of words/poor spelling and grammar/general status as a ill informed door stop to that of Shakespeare, nearly killing Roger Ebert in the process. Internet pounces.
T-shirts are made, memes are born. Shakespalin: the Bard of Wasilla. All of this happened in like three seconds.
The TB Internet Science Department is willing to surmise that it is official: Moore's Law applies to internet-based political t-shirts, internet memes, and the mocking of dim witted politicians.
What does this hold for the future? Quantum snark. We're thinking by 2015 at the latest.
It's a bold new world.