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" http://pic.twitter.com/zVyLQx01AmberBear
This is how you know you live in the DC area – fiscal cliff countdowns during commercial breaks. http://pic.twitter.com/93RTP7rrChris Cardno
And editorial cartoons:
The fiscal cliff http://pic.twitter.com/xMC7Nk8ZDenise
Cartoon: Obama’s fiscal cliff compromise http://pic.twitter.com/hUsz1GBSRix Tillman
Fiscal Cliff Negotiations http://pic.twitter.com/7ReouH9YJoe King
Fiscal Cliff cartoon http://pic.twitter.com/00c21h0XBlacked 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:>> http://pic.twitter.com/c7i8h9tpSusan  
Exclusive fiscal cliff meeting pic. President on left, Boehner on right : http://pic.twitter.com/J9QDfvZ0Harold Itzkowitz
This picture sums up the #fiscalcliff debate http://pic.twitter.com/pwqesLOUAmy
Fiscal Cliff for DUMMIES #tcot #teaparty #tlot #fiscalcliff #socialists #democrats #obama http://pic.twitter.com/xRncaci8JMAN
The Fiscal Cliff is a creation of The Federal Reserve. Quit using their money http://pic.twitter.com/L4pCHU6MJ Zi
FISCAL CLIFF :( http://pic.twitter.com/Ek5E5MSUJim Zeppelin
Fiscal Cliff http://pic.twitter.com/4tH95oXLOh My Gosh It’s Josh

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