undefined
For rent: one capital. Barely used.

After the announcement of the government shutdown—but before news broke of shots fired in Washington, D.C., Thursday—some enterprising Craigslister put up the newly vacant U.S. Capitol building for rent.

“So my roommates all left because of a job thing and I need to make rent,” the D.C. prankster wrote.

Listed under Washington, D.C.’s “Sublets/temporary” section, the Craigslist post offers an airheaded take on renting out rooms left vacant by the federal government furlough. “Lots of room! Recently open!” it proclaims. “It's historic too! It was built in like 1800 something.”

Were it real, it’d be a pretty good deal: $1,000 for 775,000 square feet. It’s got valet parking, and is super-accessible by train.

Hey, whatever a federal employee needs to do to make money. Beats trying to sign up for unemployment.

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Promoted Stories Powered by Sharethrough
Layer 8
GOP congressman blames park ranger for government shutdown
Like a game of hot potato that costs $300 million a day, Washington politicians are doing everything they can to deflect culpability in the government shutdown and point the finger of blame at someone else.
craigslist
Close Encounters of the Casual Kind: A Pokémon Go sex craze is sweeping the internet
This article contains sexually explicit material. Pokémon Go fever has swept the planet.
Group

Pure, uncut internet. Straight to your inbox.

Thanks for subscribing to our newsletter!