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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Times Change, but Circus Mood Endures

From the Wall Street Journal online, 1/21/09, by Cynthia Crossen

Tumbling Teams, Lawn-Mower Drill Squad Remind Us How America Always Yearns for a Good Show


Besides being historic milestones, presidential inaugurations are also three-ring circuses.

President Barack Obama's inaugural parade included horses, a tumbling team, a mariachi band, the Azalea Trail Maids of Alabama -- whose members dress like Scarlett O'Hara -- and the Lawn Rangers, a lawn-mower drill team from Illinois.

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