Although the Republican-flack-backed hashtag never really took off on Twitter, the tweeting crowd (led by “recovering blogger” @wyethwire ) did what it does best and proposed a few alternate hashtags for those trying to pin responsibility for the sequester on President Obama:
Republican Rep. Justin Amash called on his fellow Republicans to forget the hashtags and get back to work. “I think it’s kind of 2008,” he told Buzzfeed last week.
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