On Tuesday, July 25th, the Senate held a procedural vote to decide whether or not to debate the GOP's largely unpopular healthcare bill. Normally, these smaller votes don't get so much attention, but with America's eyes focused on healthcare and the vote so close between the 52 Republicans and 46 democrats (and 2 independents) in the Senate, every step of the process has become the centerpiece of a media firestorm. As Congress moved towards the vote yesterday, in fact, they were interrupted by protestors shouting "Kill the bill! Kill the bill!"
Some Twitter users didn't care for the protestor's tactics:
Others had flashbacks to the TV show Game of Thrones:
Read more on the next page...