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The Best of #Governmentshutdownpickuplines

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Thanks to the federal government shutdown, hundreds of thousands of federal employees are out of work today. But do you know what this federal government shutdown has that 1996 doesn’t have? Twitter. Clever unemployed (for the moment) Twitter users got #governmentshutdownpickuplines trending in the final hours before the government shut down, funneling their confusion, anger and fired-up energy into doing the only thing we can do when Congress is being ridiculous: be more ridiculous.

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