David Colarusso’s illustration is a riff off of Twitter’s infamous “Fail Whale“, an image users see when the site is overloaded. He writes (on Flickr)
I wanted a visual expression of my frustration with partisan gridlock in Washington, and this is what I came up with. It was sparked by the talks surrounding the debt ceiling, but I’m afraid it could work for just about anything these days.
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