GIMME A BEER: Site Urges Users to ‘Drunk Dial’ Lawmakers

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — The creators of a new website think you might want to take out your frustrations with the government shutdown by “drunk dialing” a member of Congress to vent about it.

On its homepage, encourages you, “whether you are a furloughed worker, being forced to work for free, or just fed up at Capitol Hill” to “call and yell at a random member of Congress.”

While the site can be used by anyone, of course, its name implies that you should imbibe to get your juices flowing, first.

After typing your phone number into the call box and hitting send, you wait for a call from the site and listen to an amusing recording of a man slurring his words and saying you’ll soon be connected to a member of the House of Representatives to tell them what’s on your mind. Then it dials up a random lawmaker.

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