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Senators Learn to Use Vine While the Government Idles

We haven’t the slightest idea who’s responsible for communications in Senator Harry Reid‘s office, but we’d like to give him or her a slow clap for making this little Vine clip yesterday.

You probably missed it if you don’t follow all the latest developments in D.C., and you may not agree with the politics behind it, but everything that leads to success on Vine is there: it’s quick, it’s clever, it packs a lot of content into six seconds, and the underlying joke doesn’t need to be explained. Unfortunately for our political discourse at large, one of the keys to success on Vine is snark. Case in point: these “support our immigration bills” Vines from Reid and Senator Chuck Schumer are much less effective:


Stop trying so hard to be earnest! Don’t you know the Internet hates that kind of thing?

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