"Thelma and Louise," Waylon Jennings: The best fiscal cliff tweets

Journalists and commentators offer nuggets of humor and confusion as a deal is not nigh

By Natasha Lennard
December 28, 2012 9:17PM (UTC)
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Waylon Jennings should narrate the fiscal cliff negotiations (Wikimedia)

With the fiscal cliff approaching, confused panic, intransigent realpolitik and "Thelma and Louise" references abound in Twitter's snarky corners:

 

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And the BBC's Paul Mason gets to the point:

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Natasha Lennard

Natasha Lennard is an assistant news editor at Salon, covering non-electoral politics, general news and rabble-rousing. Follow her on Twitter @natashalennard, email nlennard@salon.com.

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