In the latest episode of Twitter-spawned outrage, Politico tweeted about the New Jersey bridge scandal with a #Bridgeghazi hashtag. It turns out Andrew Kaczynski of BuzzFeed had used it six hours earlier, and some random yahoo spawned it first on December 16. Regardless of who started it, the fury was swift and strong.
How could you compare the lane closure on a bridge in New Jersey to a terrorist attack that killed four American public servants? Seems crazy. However, the more you examine the details of the events and the responses to them, the more uncanny the similarities between the two events become…
Read the whole thing for some humorous perspective.