Fun Friday: Government Shutdown Edition
In light of the government shutdown, here are some of the best things we’ve found on twitter regarding this glorious example of democracy in action…
DENISE ™ @denisealondra
“After the sequester, they will cut back on airport security. We will have to pat ourselves down.” @LateShow #shutdownjokes
Adam Armus @AdamArmus
Grand Canyon closed. Visit Congress for alternative gaping hole. #ShutdownSuggestions
The Daily Show @TheDailyShow
Museums are closed. Hit up nursing homes to see old stuff instead. #ShutdownSuggestions
The Canada Party @theCanadaParty
Move to Canada. Open 24 hrs. #ShutdownSuggestions
Note to self: Do not get infectious disease today. Or apparently tomorrow. And possibly the day after.
The Milky Way @milkscone
have you tried turning it off and on again? #ShutdownSuggestions
Cory Confesses @CoryConfesses
@TheDailyShow Will my taxes be prorated during the shutdown? #ShutdownSuggestions
Making light of these circumstances is just one way of coping. But on a serious note, we don’t think that 800,000 people without jobs is funny, nor do we think that the loss of veterans programs, benefits, or military paychecks isn’t a very serious situation. Our thoughts are with all those directly impacted by the furloughs. Which, truly, is all of us.
We the people must look after each other. Those that are able, please consider donating to your local food pantries, shelters, churches, or other support organizations.