Trending on twitter now is a hilarious hash tag #StarWarsFiscalCliff It's nerdy and snarky and everything I live about twitter. I personally don't have any great grasp of the fiscal policy, but I do know, I want an end to the Bush tax cuts. Apparently my fellow jedi agree!
I felt a great disturbance in the budget, as if billions of dollars suddenly cried out in terror and disappeared #StarWarsFiscalCliff— Matt O'Brien (@ObsoleteDogma) November 9, 2012
"Negotiate? In our moment of triumph? I think you overestimate their chances." -Cantor, probably #StarWarsFiscalCliff— Evan Sutton (@suttnutz) November 9, 2012
"Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating tax reform is approximately 3,720 to 1!" "NEVER TELL ME THE ODDS!" #StarWarsFiscalCliff— Benjy Sarlin (@BenjySarlin) November 9, 2012
Biden to Obama "You're all clear kid, now let's blow this thing and go home!"#StarWarsFiscalCliff— Anna Joy Bennett (@lj_bennett) November 9, 2012
Of course the conservatives are getting in on the act.
Fear is the path to the liberal side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to more government spending. #StarWarsFiscalCliff— Janesville Jedi (@JanesvilleJedi) November 9, 2012
Biden: "The bond market will freeze before we reach the first marker!"Boehner: "Then I'll see you in Hell!" #StarWarsFiscalCliff— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) November 9, 2012
Maybe a few laughs will make them feel better.