It’s good to remember that one of the hallmarks of American character, going right back to the very beginning, has been that we tend to be uncooperative when we see fit. We enjoy a strong rule of law, but that’s never been one of the markers of our identity as Americans. Throwing tea into the harbor, running underground railroads and putting up speakeasies is more our style.
So, in that grand tradition, and because you deserve a laugh, allow me to share with you the response of the American people to Mike Pence’s attempt to get people to come to Trump’s inauguration. I’ve linked to it, but given the tenor of the comments, I expect it will be taken down at some point. So if the link doesn’t work, enjoy some screen shots of loyal Americans being assholes for the cause.
First we have the “things I’d rather do” category of comments:
Then there’s the cracks about the Russians:
The political sniping:
And it appears that many people have other engagements on that day:
Many people plan will be available for future events, however:
And then there’s the matter of your everlasting soul to consider:
America. Home of the free and the land of the smartass.