The anti-climax is accomplished.
What's more painful is to witness all of the adults either pouting or exalting this otherwise meaningless day.
TKC maintains that THEY could swear in a meatball sub to the office of president and it wouldn't REALLY make a difference in the lives of 99% of all Americans.
Still . . .
AROUND DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY THERE WERE FIREWORKS CELEBRATING THE INAUGURATION OF PREZ BIDEN!!!
It's still just a bit too early for our evening round of random gunfire.
And so, we share just a few of the better links on this topic in order to gauge local opinion among our KICK-ASS TKC READERS who might be upset or relieved that the Republic remains intact and the tiny clique of people who really run things have allowed us to maintain our illusions about Democracy for another day.Veep Turns Prez
Decked in a face mask with his hand placed on a 127-year-old family Bible that has followed his career, Joe Biden was officially sworn as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday. "This is democracy's day, a day of history and hope, of renewal and resolve," he said in his first speech as president.
Slam Verses Shared
Amanda Gorman has become the youngest poet ever to perform at a presidential inauguration, calling for "unity and togetherness" in her self-penned poem. The 22-year-old delivered her work The Hill We Climb to both the dignitaries present in Washington DC and a watching global audience of billions.
Biden Offers Unity Amid Military Lockdown
President Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States Wednesday, ushering in a new era of calm and comity to Washington after four divisive and tumultuous years under former President Donald Trump.
Prez Trump Noted . . .
The letter-writing tradition between outgoing and incoming presidents is a relatively recent one, having been started lightheartedly by former President Ronald Reagan for his vice president George H.W. Bush. The message was written on stationery that included the aphorism "Don't let the turkeys get you down" with a depiction of an elephant surrounded by said birds.
WASHINGTON - The Chinese government slapped sanctions on former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien and former trade adviser Peter Navarro, along with other members of the Trump administration Wednesday.
Savor This Day
PEOPLE editorial assistant Mary Honkus made Joey Tribiani's all-time favorite sandwich from the new Friends c ookbook to see if it's really worth taking a bullet for Products in this story are independently selected and featured editorially. If you make a purchase using these links we may earn commission.
Prez Trump Promises Comeback
President Trump touted his administration's record and bid Americans farewell in a brief speech at Joint Base Andrews before leaving Washington, D.C., on Air Force One for his final flight as president. "We've accomplished a lot," he said, adding, "What we've done has been amazing by any standard."
You decide . . .