Government Shutdown Through the Eyes of Twitter

    October 7, 2013

By now we’re all aware that there’s a government shutdown going on as Democrats and Republicans bicker over the federal budget. The shutdown – currently on Day 7 – is impacting some government offices and institutions while others seem to be functioning as normal for the time being.

While entities such as the US Postal Service, Social Security Administration, and the federal court system have seen minimal impact, others such as the National Parks Service and the offices that verify applicants’ income data for home loans are either significantly understaffed or completely closed.

Here’s a look at the shutdown through the eyes of Twitter:

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