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Drunk Dial Congress?

We’ve heard of some crazy web concepts, but “Drunk Dial Congress” is one of the more ridiculous … Seriously … who gets hammered and says to themselves “gee, I’d love to talk politics to somebody right about now.” Nonetheless, DrunkDialCongress.org – a project of the left-leaning Revolution Messaging firm –…

We’ve heard of some crazy web concepts, but “Drunk Dial Congress” is one of the more ridiculous …

Seriously … who gets hammered and says to themselves “gee, I’d love to talk politics to somebody right about now.”

Nonetheless, DrunkDialCongress.org – a project of the left-leaning Revolution Messaging firm – kicked off this week in response to the so-called “shutdown” of the federal government (which it turns out didn’t shut very much down at all).

“Mad at Congress over the shutdown? Have a drink and tell them,” the site proclaims. “Whether you are a furloughed worker, being forced to work for free or just fed up at Capitol Hill – call and yell at a random member of Congress.”

Users who type their phone number into the site are greeted by slurred voice.

“Is this government shutdown making you want to drink?” it asks “When I drink I like to tell people what’s on my mind.”

When the recording ends, they are connected to a random Congressional office (Revolution insists it is forwarding calls to Democrats as well as Republicans).

Hmmmm …

So are an estimated 1,000 calls have been made. No word yet if any have gone to South Dakota hottie Kristi Noem, although one can always hope.

Right Kristi?

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2 comments

tomstickler October 10, 2013 at 10:27 pm

Can she see Nebraska from her house?

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idcydm October 11, 2013 at 7:55 am

Is Nebraska the 56th or 57th state?

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