The federal government shutdown has begun, and apparently the first person to be sent home was the graphic design artist for the Senate Democrats. How else to explain this monstrosity:

Tweeters gasped in horror at the incompetence:

This Twitter user was so upset he made a statement that is offensive to children:

That’s just uncalled for.

Rep. Steve Stockman said it best:

Please, Congress, get the government funded without delay. We can’t take much more of this.