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Happy birthday, Yosemite. Now go shut yourself down.


One of the interesting tidbits to be gleaned from Bee writer Carmen George’s story about the closure of Yosemite National Park — a casualty of the federal government shutdown — is this:

In an ironic twist, the park was honored Tuesday with a Google Doodle marking Yosemite’s 123rd anniversary. A Google spokesman told CNN the juxtaposition was unintentional. “The timing today is an unfortunate coincidence,” said Jennifer Bloch, a Google senior manager.


Responses to "Happy birthday, Yosemite. Now go shut yourself down."

Heather P says:

That was the first thing I said to my co-worker’s today when I fired up my computer: “Oh, the irony!”

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