There was a lot going on in DC yesterday, so I had to park the truck (illegally) and dismount to the Blogger Urban Reconnaissance vehicle to cover all of the evnts. The first place I went was to the Vietnam Wall where I ran into a small group of Gathering of Eagles folks. I rode up to two guys standing there with flags and asked “Where are the hippies”. Turns out that one of those guys was Toothless
Dog Dawg (who , by the way, is a complete phony – he has all of his teeth. I made him show me.)
Someone on the loud speaker claimed there were thousands “on their way”, but since it was supposed to start at noon, their numbers were pretty anemic. The Washington Post reports this morning that there were “thousands” – I didn’t see it.
If you’re wondering what those signs say, I blew up the photo for you;
I think these are the “Peace Grannies” preparing to regale the crowd with some of their unique octogenarian rap song stylings.
If you look closely at the pictures, you’ll see that many of the people in the picture are tourists spilling over from the White House;
The only thing I saw worth bandwidth was this hoola-hoop chic;