After months of back and forth rhetoric and finger pointing, the country has ended up where many thought we would be: sequestration. By the way, couldn't someone have thought up a snazzier term? I mean, sequestration? Really? Well, I guess if there were some creative people in Washington with a few ounces of intelligence, we wouldn't be at the point of sequestration and we wouldn't need a fancy term for budget cuts. In any case, the chatter on Twitter seems to be taking it all in stride. In fact, investors have seemed to price it in and it isn't impacting the US markets today. Here are some of the more pointed, and amusing, sequester Tweets from the community.
1. LOSTThe greatest show of all time, LOST, managed to find its way back into the current chatter about sequestering. If Hugo was in Washington, no doubt this all would have been avoided.
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Good news. Earth will stay on its axis if someone enters the numbers4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42 in a computer every 108 minutes. #sequester— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) March 1, 2013