American debt crisis triggers rallying call: #fuckyouwashington – storyful

Posted on July 24, 2011


American debt crisis triggers rallying call: #fuckyouwashington – storyful.

On Saturday night, prominent US blogger Jeff Jarvis began to vent his frustration at politicians in Washington, as they again failed to reach a deal on limiting the country’s growing debt. He then called on others to vent their own anger, and the hashtag #fuckyouwashington began to trend. What’s become clear from the ensuing flood of commentary is the depth and breadth of the underlying frustration. From the folllowing digest, you will see that #fuckyouwashington has triggered a much wider backlash against the American political elite.

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