Trying to trend, politicians take on the TikTok challenge

If all politics is theater, Rep. Tim Ryan is one of its subtler actors. A moderate Democrat from Ohio’s 13th Congressional District who has represented the state for nearly two decades, his speeches and debate performances are often described as coming out of central casting. His style choices are D.C. standard. He’s not usually the subject of late-night skits or memes.

That’s not to say he isn’t trying. Back in the spring of 2020, as COVID-19 was overtaking the country and a divided Congress was duking it out over a sweeping stimulus bill, Ryan, 48, was so frustrated at the stalled legislation that he decided to channel his emotion into

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