Yesterday, an unpopular man was inaugurated. It was a nasty drizzly day, and we can’t blame the small crowds entirely on his unfortunate personality, but on the other hand the nation wasn’t exactly dancing in the streets.
But the news wasn’t the man. It wasn’t what he said and what he did, or who came and who didn’t. The big story was the carefully-orchestrated riot of a thousand protesters in downtown DC, the torched limo and broken windows and two hundred arrests and six injured cops.
And then the sun rose (more…)