It was supposed to be YUGE! It was supposed to be colossal. It was supposed to be like nothing the nation had ever seen before. It was the inauguration of the new God-Emperor, Lord Cheeto, King Orange I. It was, just like the man of the hour, a gigantic fraud.
January 20, 2017 was chilly and a little damp in Washington, D.C., but not altogether terrible weather for a late January day. So you might think, given all the hype from Trump and his cronies, that a little drizzle and temperatures in the mid-40s wouldn’t keep people away from the ceremony to honor the new
king president. But something sure seems to have kept them away.
Here’s what the crowd looked like at about 11:45 a.m. EST, January 20, 2017:
Lots of empty space, huh? Here’s another shot, looking toward the Washington Monument.
This was the scene just past noon.
And here’s what the National Mall looked like when Barack Obama was inaugurated on January 20, 2009. And in case you were wondering, that day it was 28 degrees with a stiff, gusty northwest wind.
Where was the ground? You can’t even see it — there are too many people.
Does it really surprise anyone that this turned out to be a complete bust?