Trump's America: Day One

CNN is showing a line of police in riot gear near the inaugural parade route, and reporting that 95 protesters have already been arrested.


Then there is this:

That was necessary, you see, because of a federal law mandating a 7-year gap between active military service and serving in a role such as Defense Secretary, to ensure defense leadership positions are held by civilians, because military governance is not good for democracy.

And in other news [H/T to Aphra Behn]: Trump's WhiteHouse.Gov Disappears Civil Rights, Climate Change, LGBT Rights. The subhead on that story is: "The minute Donald Trump was sworn into office, the White House's web site changed—dramatically."

Indeed. Searching for "women" gives you a pretty cool result, too.

He's been president for two hours.


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