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cringe alert

Democrats tried to be cool with a Stranger Things-style graphic. They failed miserably.

On Wednesday, the GOP is expected to unveil its new tax plan, and Senate Democrats are making their stance on the matter cringingly clear. Hopping on the hype train for Stranger Things 2, they tweeted this Tuesday in anticipation of the coming bill:

The "upside down" — the alternate dimension within the universe of Stranger Things — is home to all sorts of terrifying sights that threaten to break through into the real world. Are "planned middle class tax hikes" as spooky as the nightmarish monster that terrorizes Hawkins, Indiana? What about clunky attempts at relatability? Apparently, we won't have to wait long to find out.