Last night, the entirety of Twitter went insane over a goddamn dress that is either black and blue or white and gold or who gives a crap it’s just a dress.
Unfortunately, this ended up spilling over into politics Twitter, and specifically, Congress Twitter. As in, members of Congress were tweeting about the dress.
House Speaker John Boehner and Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy have officially tied for the biggest political tie-in:
#TheDress is blue & black.
Senate Democrats are blocking Security funding to protect president’s #immigration overreach.
— Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) February 27, 2015
I know three things: 1) the ACA works; 2) climate change is real; 2) that dress is gold and white.
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) February 27, 2015
And, well, here’s more (some more partisan than others):
— Mark Takano (@RepMarkTakano) February 27, 2015
— Richard Blumenthal (@SenBlumenthal) February 27, 2015
.@CSharma33 it's clearly blue and green.
— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) February 27, 2015
— Tim Scott (@SenatorTimScott) February 27, 2015
Thought I had a reasonable understanding of what Twitter is/can be used for. Especially for an 88-year old.
But here we are, with a dress.
— John Dingell (@JohnDingell) February 27, 2015
ICYMI: The dress is clearly white and gold.
— Rep. Erik Paulsen (@RepErikPaulsen) February 27, 2015
— Michael F. Bennet (@SenBennetCO) February 27, 2015
— Joyce Beatty (@RepBeatty) February 27, 2015
— Rep. Diana DeGette (@RepDianaDeGette) February 27, 2015
— Judy Chu (@RepJudyChu) February 27, 2015
Yes, but can she see why kids love the taste of Cinnamon Toast Crunch?
But seriously, everyone please stop talking about the dress.
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