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the second time is not the charm
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For many presidential inaugurations,
the second time is not the charm

Washington Post, by Monica Hesse

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Posted By:Drive, 1/16/2013 12:42:59 PM

It’s not like last time, and everywhere you look, someone wants to remind you of that. Hotel rooms are still available (not like laaaast time) and there will be only two official inaugural balls (not like laaaast time) and nobody is going to wait for hours in a cattle-packed tunnel, waving their purple tickets. (Last time! So much fun!)The gargantuan platform affixed to the U.S. Capitol has been growing for weeks, but worriers seem convinced that when Barack Obama steps onto it for his second inauguration, it just won’t feel the same.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/16/2013 1:00:17 PM     (No. 9120209)

Monica Hesse and the Washington Post trying to lower the expectation bar.

Pathetic.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TheMom, 1/16/2013 1:03:51 PM     (No. 9120221)

Not going to watch any of this debacle, but it would give such satisfaction to note that less than 1000 sheep might show up to witness the coronation.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/16/2013 1:22:54 PM     (No. 9120279)

Bet you money they have to dial up Rent A Union Goon to get a crowd for teevee. I will be navel gazing, watching grass grow, watching paint dry, rearranging my drawers - or anything so I´m not reminded we´ve got another four looooooong years. I guess you know the election was S.T.O.L.E.N.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Avogadra, 1/16/2013 1:44:33 PM     (No. 9120328)

I´m with #3. Other than the press, busloads of Somalis and reprogrammed machines, who voted for this guy?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ConservativeYankee, 1/16/2013 2:18:22 PM     (No. 9120402)

You couldn´t pay me to watch a second of this.

And a word to Wegmans (food market) management: please don´t blast the swearing-in throughout your stores´ sound systems like you did in 08. Customers don´t want to hear it while they shop.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dman, 1/16/2013 2:24:23 PM     (No. 9120416)

Not interested in the re-coronation of Emperor NerØbama. There are episodes of Rocky and Bullwinkle (aka Moose and Squirrel) to be re-watched.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/16/2013 4:45:52 PM     (No. 9120704)

The thrill is gone.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JAN, 1/16/2013 5:36:06 PM     (No. 9120813)

Not to worry. The msm will be swooning over every word.

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