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Low-interest Obama inauguration
leaves DC hotel rooms empty

Washington Examiner, by Byron York

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/16/2013 10:45:36 AM

In the days before Barack Obama’s first inauguration in 2009, Washington’s hotels were not only sold out but had been sold out for weeks. Rooms weren’t available at any price. On January 18, 2009, the Washington Post reported that “all but 400 or so of the District’s 29,000 hotel rooms were booked.” Finding one of those 400 rooms was a daunting challenge — and even they were gone by Inauguration Day. Now, as Obama prepares for his second inauguration amid lessened hope and enthusiasm for his presidency, it’s easy to find a room.

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While I am somewhat satisfied to read this, it still doesn´t help my complete misery that he was re-elected.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bassman, 1/16/2013 10:49:16 AM     (No. 9119832)

Gotta make you wonder how many people actually voted for this guy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pomom, 1/16/2013 10:49:46 AM     (No. 9119835)

Who wants to shell out money to witness, in person, the destruction of our country? I won´t be watching this charade on TV either.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 1/16/2013 10:59:27 AM     (No. 9119855)

Forecast still calls for widely scattered trash during and after the (pubic) inauguration show.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snapper451, 1/16/2013 11:01:06 AM     (No. 9119859)

Low interest from low information voters. Agree with #1 on exactly how many people really voted for him. It still seems so surreal. However, people found out in their paychecks and they will continue to suffer under Obamacare taxes and higher premiums.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nimby, 1/16/2013 11:05:14 AM     (No. 9119871)

I guess the busloads of "Somalis who voted" for this maroon cannot be brought over and put up in hotels!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tocsin, 1/16/2013 11:09:47 AM     (No. 9119889)

I called up a half dozen Washington-area hotels to ask if they had a room for two people, arriving on Saturday, January 19 and departing on Tuesday, January 22.
None would accept EBT Cards.
So, All had rooms available.
fixed it for you Byron

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 1/16/2013 11:13:52 AM     (No. 9119901)

If no one can afford to go to the dog and pony show, doesn´t that show that this country has been taken over by the gimme generation?

I still cannot believe that this idiot got re elected.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 1/16/2013 11:23:49 AM     (No. 9119931)

It´s not only who voted for him, it´s also how many times they voted. When it is reported that in county after county there were often 25% or more voters cast than there were those registered to vote, and of that number not a single vote was cast for Romney. It sort of makes you go, huh!!! But all you hear for both the media and the elephant party are crickets. Was the election won, or was it stolen?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TheMom, 1/16/2013 11:57:59 AM     (No. 9120027)

@8, that´s a rhetorical question, right? Of course it was stolen. The fix was in from the start.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/16/2013 12:43:23 PM     (No. 9120155)

I firmly believe he got back in due to massive voter fraud in swing states...Acorn on Steroids so to speak.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LadyHen, 1/16/2013 12:50:10 PM     (No. 9120174)

Went to W´s second inauguration. Not a room to be had within miles of DC and the crowd was unreal trying to get to the inauguration. Made our hotel ressies on the Metro line election night so we could get around easily and even then pickings were slim. Interesting the comparison.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 1/16/2013 12:53:02 PM     (No. 9120190)

Obama morons couldn´t possibly be bothered, since it might cause them to miss the next episode of "Honey Boo Boo."

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Reply 13 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 1/16/2013 1:05:38 PM     (No. 9120228)

Deceased voters don´t rent rooms.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 1/16/2013 1:09:10 PM     (No. 9120246)

...because the people voted for romney...remember when obama was crying to empty campaign halls just before the election...he knew he was losing and he knew bad things would happen to him if he lost...soros electonically stole the election for obama...soros owns the democrats...they do everything he tells them to do... soros dumped hillary for the affirmative action clown because obama could play the powerful race card ...obama is the puppet - soros is his puppetmaster. obama reads soros directions from the teleprompter for democrats to follow...soros delivered his gun control directions to the white house on 1/11. biden presented "his" gun report on 1/14.. obama will sign executive orders...per soros instructions... for gun control before the inauguration...then the really bad stuff happens.

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