Kat Yeary - January 4, 2012 - Comments (0)
As you should have already heard, Google, Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon (and more!) may be going dark in protest of upcoming SOPA legislation (short for the Stop Online Piracy Act–not Spanish for soup, even though it is).
The projected day is January 23. The hypnotic hold of the internet will be suddenly broken, a hold that has lasted the 10ish years since Metallica totally destroyed our trust in Metal forever. But what’s going to happen when Google and Facebook both go dark ALL OVER THE ENTIRE PLANET?
Probably nothing that terrible, but it’s pretty much the worst PR the Republican Party has ever had, and as usual, they did it all by themselves. It has also encouraged House Democrats to have an opinion, because they just want to be our friend even though they’re creepy and should get their own friends. The fist thing that comes to mind is Amy Poehler’s portrayal of the creepy mom in Mean Girls, so I’m going to show that now, for free, in defiance of copyright laws. This is exactly how I feel about the Democratic Party right now. How I feel about the Republican Party never changes, unless I’m thinking about Abraham Lincoln. Here’s the video: