This week, people tweeted. Some of those tweets were funny. Below are the best of the bunch — or, at least, the best we saw:
I believe it was @jimmykimmel who said the Supercommittee is to committees what Supercuts is to cuts.
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) October 8, 2013
can’t wait to get my tax refund for all the days the government is shut down
— Andy Levy (@andylevy) October 5, 2013
Come on America. Cut this out and resume your massive borrowing.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) October 4, 2013
2009: cover banks with TARP 2013: cover national monuments with tarp — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) October 6, 2013
The Gerald Ford Presidential Museum is closed due to the shutdown. Where’s my daughter supposed to celebrate her 10th birthday now? — Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) October 8, 2013
Step 1: Demand unrealistic concessions with no clear leverage. Step 2: Tank your party’s standing in the polls. There is no Step 3. — Ross Douthat (@DouthatNYT) October 10, 2013
— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) October 7, 2013