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It should be requirement before filing to run for Congress that you must prove that you’ve watched all episodes of Sesame Street. Representative Vicky Hartzler (r) via Twitter today:

Rep. Vicky Hartzler ‏@RepHartzler

Cost of developing Obamacare’s web site: $637mm. What a waste compared to Twitter-$360 mm, Instagram-$57 mm, & LinkedIn-$200 mm. 2:18 PM – 15 Oct 13


Let’s see, uh, web sites that allow you to semi anonymously communicate to strangers in 140 characters or share crappy low resolution photos and fifteen second videos or which everyone ignores have the same information and complex interaction demands as signing up for health insurance. Like anyone signs up for health insurance in 140 characters or less? My street address has more characters than that (if I use zip + 4). 614 pixels square. Yeah, right.

And it appears the teabaggers in the House have stopped a vote on the debt ceiling.

Cue the asteroid.