Because nothing is funnier than a fiscal cliff

No movement but lots of talk on Twitter about the showdown in Washington

Because nothing is funnier than a fiscal cliff

U.S. President Barack Obama used his Saturday-morning address to lobby for a deal on tax rates. Just a day earlier, John Boehner, Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, said negotiations had reached a stalemate. ‘Let’s not kid ourselves,’ he said. ‘At this moment, we’re almost nowhere.’

Storified by Maclean’s Magazine · Sat, Dec 01 2012 08:57:57

No movement, but still plenty of headlines: 
Hey @cnnbrk tell us more about the "fiscal cliff"
This is how you know you live in the DC area – fiscal cliff countdowns during commercial breaks. Cardno
And editorial cartoons:
The fiscal cliff
Cartoon: Obama’s fiscal cliff compromise Tillman
Fiscal Cliff Negotiations King
Fiscal Cliff cartoon Out News
And, of course, lots of people trying to be funny — some with the assistance of Wile E. Coyote:
The fiscal cliff: when congressmen who are protected from a pay cut decide what happens to everyone else.Andy Borowitz
@replouiegohmert As for the fiscal cliff, put it back on Obama; remember his slogan for our country:>>  
Exclusive fiscal cliff meeting pic. President on left, Boehner on right : Itzkowitz
This picture sums up the #fiscalcliff debate
Fiscal Cliff for DUMMIES #tcot #teaparty #tlot #fiscalcliff #socialists #democrats #obama
The Fiscal Cliff is a creation of The Federal Reserve. Quit using their money Zi
FISCAL CLIFF :( Zeppelin
Fiscal Cliff My Gosh It’s Josh

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