AMC Movie Theaters Is Giving Free Pop Corn to Furloughed Federal Employees

The AMC movie chain has announced a new offer to federal employees in light of the recent government shutdown—come have some free popcorn on us. An estimated 800,000 workers are currently going without pay as Washington legislators’ debate over an Obamacare delay as sparked a full-on government shutdown. In a statement, AMC said, “The offer is good until common sense is restored in Washington D.C., or, more likely, until the shutdown ends or we run out of free popcorn.” A company executive told AMC, “While we can’t do anything to resolve gridlock in Washington D.C., we can provide a few hours of entertainment, and free popcorn, while they wait to get back to work” …

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