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32 ways the Internet reacted to the government shutdown

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Now that it's over, here are some of the top ways the internet reacted to the government shutdown.


1. Government shutdown? Are you sure?

Yes.

 

2. Things got bad real quick

 

3. But this kid was sad

 

4. So was this guy

 

5. But not this commuting sloth bear

 

6. Mount Rushmore was closed

 

7. Furloughed presidents

 

8. No peeking

 

9. Nothing to see here!

 

10. But at least the Canadian side was open

 

11. Things got out of control at the National Mall

 

12. A celebrity is born

 

13. Keep on mowing, brother 

 

14. Ron Swanson was happy

 Even by day 7.

 

15. Quite pleased, in fact

Another Swanson meme.

 

16. Forget Ron Swanson. What would Vanilla Ice do?

 

17. But on day 15, things got out of control

 

18. The queen of England had an idea

 

19. Obi-Wan knows what we're dealing with

 

20. So does the Scarecrow

 

21. The Grand Canyon was closed 

Literally.

 

22. They barricaded the memorials!

 

23. But the World War II veterans didn't care

 

24. Breaching the barricades

 

25. The Simpsons react

 

26. They closed the moon? Thanks, Obama!

 

27. Behold. The truckers will rise!

 

28. Watch out, Congress!

 

29. Nicholas Cage sees an opportunity

 

30. Government shutdown, 'Lord of the Rings' style

 

31. Thanks, Congress!

 

32. Welcome back, everybody!

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