200,000 flags for Inauguration Day; Woot !
Cuz nothin' says Failed Republic like: 'Flag-packed National Mall, razor wire & military patrols give off surreal vibes ahead of Biden’s ‘virtual’ inauguration (PHOTOS)', RT.com
'Biden hosted a ceremony on Tuesday night to commemorate the 400,000 US deaths linked to Covid-19. The somber event featured a row of candles that lined the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial, prompting CNN to gush that the lights were “extensions of Joe Biden’s arms embracing America.” [...]
But the conspicuous presence of the military is far from the only thing that will make Biden’s swearing-in ceremony unorthodox. With the National Mall closed to the public, Biden’s inaugural committee decided to install nearly 200,000 American flags, some of them bearing the emblems of US states and territories. Dubbed the ‘Field of Flags’, the art display was designed to represent the thousands of citizens who will be unable to attend the inauguration.
One wonders if Biden will reach out to the 75,000,000 Trump voters in order to 'heal this divided nation' as he'd promised. Or is that the reason for 'some of the flags bearing the emblems of US states', maybe even...Red States?
will he keep calling so many Trump supporters 'domestic terrorists' and Nazis'? Hard to tell what his website rhetoric implies.
But a couple hours ago several sites ha featured: Live! Trump's leaving the White House with a small crowd waving his/their helicopter away. So glad to hear Nancy Pelosi hadn't had to 'fumigate him out of the Oval Office', aren't you?
Now the close-up photo of the Flags seems to indicate that they're not full-size flags, but the sort one waves along side a Parade. Before I'd checked I'd wondered if they might be handed out to the many homeless camps in the DeeCee Area for bedding or shawls, but now my hopes have been dashed.
But the whole spectacle sure did remind me of this old John Prine song; how about you?
Won't it be a relief to say goodbye to Jan. 20 soon? Oh, and the ceremony is due to start at Noon EST; you can watch it here. #CantWaitToMissIt.