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Have you ever attended a Presidential inaugural event?


Asked by adopteeme at 7:03 AM on Jan. 21, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • Yes. I was invited to both Clinton Inaugurations. It is one of the highlights of my life. I worked for the campaign and attended two of the Balls. It was so much fun. It was something to witness History up close. Many tear inducing moments. I loved every minute of it. I have the invitations and photos framed and hanging in my library/office here in my home.

    Answer by booklover545 at 12:18 PM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • No.... and I never will. What a colossal waist of OUR money!!

    Answer by Crafty26 at 10:04 AM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • No. I'm not into that kind of spectacle.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 10:26 AM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • i would if i could be on the stage...i couldnt handle that kinda crowd. and the events seems foolish imo. id understand a dinner for all the new ppl & their families, but several different events/ that on your own dime.

    Answer by okmanders at 10:58 AM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • Nope & don't ever plan to either. I don't like crowds or porta-potties :p

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 7:49 AM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • Nope, and I would never want to.

    Answer by kmath at 1:30 PM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • Nope and have no interest in going to one

    Answer by Alisim at 2:07 PM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • Never have and never will. I don't want to. I might have wanted to attend Abraham Lincoln's--but not for the pomp and asshattery!

    Answer by witchqueen at 8:40 PM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • LOL. There are plenty of those set up all over- and dumpsters?? on many street corners. Obamas 1st inauguration, there were plenty of armed national guards on each corner. It was a spooky sight.

    I worked both inaugural galas for Clinton. I was at the bar right outside the press room. They tipped almost as well as fans at a Grateful Dead concert. (too stoned to count their change back ;)
    Closest I got to meeting celebs was Aretha Franklins hairdresser on popcorn and hotdog runs. It was interesting to see all the security preps and rehearsals though

    Comment by adopteeme (original poster) at 8:16 AM on Jan. 21, 2013

  • No, and I wouldn't want to.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 4:53 PM on Jan. 21, 2013