It’s always 1969 at the U.S. Capitol

When you listen to members of Congress talk about the Internet and matters of technology, it can make your grandmother with the flashing “12:00” on her VCR sound like Steve Jobs.

It’s not an act.

This tweet last evening from Rep. Paul Ryan about a fellow Wisconsin congressman reveals that…

I believe that, if you look closely, he’s using carbon paper.

Rep. Sensenbrenner, for the record, serves on the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

This, of course, was a hanging slider in Twitter’s wheelhouse:

Simmer down, people, our best and brightest have struggled with this rapidly expanding technology for centuries.