The OMB pulled the plug on the United States government a few minutes before midnight, plunging the nation into what’s being called #Shutnado. The effects were immediate in many cases, with websites like the USDA disappearing at midnight. But how were civilians affected? Without the benefit of Michelle Obama’s #DrinkH2O tweets, poor Dana Loesch developed a drinking problem.

It’s worse than we all imagined.

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