Late to the Partei

“Shitstorm fills a gap in the German vocabulary that has become apparent through changes in the culture of public debate.”
— Germany declares “shitstorm” the best English contribution to their language in 2011. To brush up, Urban Dictionary defines the shitstorm as “A course of action that would appear to lead to a good outcome, but when undertaken, leads to a situation that is utterly out of control beyond human comprehension.” It’s also apparently a cocktail.