Actions renames the government shutdown

Posted at 4:16 PM, Oct 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-02 16:17:22-04


Fox News’ web site has a new name for the government shutdown. According to, it’s really a ‘slimdown.’

The site has replaced the term ‘shutdown’ with the new name in all references on the homepage, and has replaced it in all Associated Press stories and headlines appearing on the site.

What do you think of their change? Let us know in the comments below.