Two progressive, hilarious, and somewhat controversial responses to the government shutdown have emerged in the last couple days. One is FuckYouCongress.com which allows people to tweet #FuckYouCongress” at their Congress member.
If you watch the twitter stream, people are populating the hashtag with local, state and national examples of how the government shutdown is impacting all of us. The site also gives people easy ways to register to vote and progressive organizations to connect to.
The other is DrunkDialCongress.org (powered by Revolution Messaging) where anyone can enter their phone number to automatically call and yell at a random member of Congress. Talking points and mixed drink recipes (I’m trying the Southern Congressman after I finish this post) add to the fun.
These sites are edgy, funny and visceral.