You’ve perhaps read that a good soaking rain has preceded the opening of the Donald Trump celebration at the Lincoln Memorial.

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A nice bit of symbolisn was chain-link caging to keep non-MAGA types from getting near the Lincoln Memorial during the Donald Trump Day rally. That area is reserved for the political rally with armored vehicles.

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(Remember when Republicans went ballistic over a president who allowed friends and supporters to spend the night in the Lincoln Bedroom? Taking over the whole Lincoln Memorial for a partisan party however …..)

Back in Arkansas, I’m enjoying Tweets about barbecue on the lake and other less partisan pursuits. Arkansas did have a visit from a Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, but he was dropping in on in-laws. He met the former Susan Daggett when both were Yale law students and married her in Marianna.

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