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Inside the 2013 Inaugural Ball
Fox News, by Barnini Chakraborty

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Posted By:earlybird, 1/22/2013 8:53:28 AM

9:54 p.m. -- Stevie Wonder is taking the stage at the Inaugural ball. The crowd has thinned considerably since the Obamas danced. (Snip) 9:14 p.m. -- A hitch before the president´s arrival. The escalators going up to the next level have stopped working, forcing several people who want to leave the ballroom to trek up the stairs in heels and "good clothes." Overheard on the escalators: "This sucks. I could have stayed home and watched this on TV." (Snip) A D.C. couple was taking in the inauguration spectacle from their front stoop a block away, sitting and sipping wine
Intro corrected by staff

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This brief account in real time of the main Inaugural Ball has a certain something that appealed to me.

It was said that 35,000 people were crammed into this ball. No room to dance; just a little shoulder-rolling. Fun City. /s

(And one comment was that after four years "he still can´t dance".

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: catfur27, 1/22/2013 8:59:35 AM     (No. 9131876)

...and did the zippys let them all eat cake??

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 1/22/2013 9:17:52 AM     (No. 9131929)

Interesting that people were leaving the ball BEFORE the Obamas arrived. And it was worth trudging up the stairs in high heels and formalware to get away. Apparently Obie and Mooch, true to form, were somewhat late.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: retiree, 1/22/2013 10:57:34 AM     (No. 9132180)

Could not believe all the fluff and syrup on CBS this morning on how lovely Michelle was in her gown by that little known designer who designed her other gown four years ago. Interviewed people and they just fauned over her because she "shops at Target" just like they do.
What a bunch of garbage.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 1/22/2013 11:44:45 AM     (No. 9132323)

Democrats can´t even run a dance, let alone a country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 1/22/2013 2:04:23 PM     (No. 9132678)

Re #4, Jason Wu is no longer "little known", but he usually designs for his market, slim little 20somethings.

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