Blogging the Inauguration: Overheard Outside the Concert

Obama T-shirts, $5.  T-shirts, $5.  Get them now -- they’re gonna be $10 tomorrow. Obama T-shirts, $5.  

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How can there be VIP tickets to a free event?

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It’s lucky my father-in-law is not here.  If my father-in-law were here, he would have those line jumpers handcuffed -- if not physically, emotionally. 

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I’ll tell you one thing, Barack Obama would never cut in line. 

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I just want to see Bono, show me Bono.

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Washington, D.C. never disappoints – the weather is always horrible.

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Is Tom Hanks going to sing? I hope he’s not going to sing.

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Is that Obama?

   No, it’s Denzel. 

Denzel?

    Denzel Washington. 

Oh, I’m sorry.  From here all I can tell is ethnicity.

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No, I don’t think the Charlie Daniels Band will be here.

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Pete Seeger – Awww.

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8 years 9 months ago
Over-hearing talk - good reason to be there. I was trying to fathom any reason for one to be there. Sort of to get a 'feel' for the crowd. Just don't despair. This surely takes a special talent and courage.
8 years 9 months ago
And Bp. Gene Robinson .... why was his invocation ignored by most of the online press?

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