I went four years ago, and both events were so heavily African American in demographics that it begins to seem like an AME church meeting. It clearly meant so much to them.
Unlike last time, we kind of walked in, did the inaugural and left. Last time we were on the mall for hours and hours beforehand.
Obama's speech was clearly intended as a mass-consumption articulation of a progressive vision for governing.
But all I could think about was Scalia's hat.