Wow. This is quite a sight. From Governor Spencer Cox:
Today was our best-case scenario as many agitating groups cancelled their plans and those that came were peaceful. I join Utahns everywhere in gratitude for the men and women of the National Guard and Law Enforcement who came to protect the People’s House. ?? pic.twitter.com/1KeckBPFyd
— Spencer Cox (@SpencerJCox) January 18, 2021
And from Lt. Governor Deidre Henderson:
?? God bless our women and men in uniform. pic.twitter.com/YTC3LNV0Vm
— Deidre Henderson (@DeidreHenderson) January 18, 2021
The first “Second Gentleman,” Doug Emhoff, shares some of his thoughts on his new role.
I’m so incredibly honored and humbled to be the first @SecondGentleman of the United States. As we countdown to Inauguration Day, I’ve been doing my homework—and looking to the past for inspiration. pic.twitter.com/bhE7SvCls2
— Doug Emhoff (@DouglasEmhoff) January 16, 2021
Madeleine Albright writes that as a child in Europe, her own life was knocked off course early on by Hitler’s race-based conception of “us vs. them,” and later by Stalin’s more ideological one. Now, ‘us vs. them’ thinking Is tearing America apart – but she remains hopeful.
.@madeleine Albright: “Us vs. them” thinking is tearing America apart. But here’s why I’m still hopeful about the future” https://t.co/8voWwA1jSH
— TIME (@TIME) January 15, 2021
Betty White turned 99 yesterday and tweeted this from quarantine. Bless her quirky soul. May she live forever.
Would you believe it?! It’s my 99th birthday which means I can stay up as late as I want without asking. I am also very pleased to let you know about the re-release of my long-lost series after fifty years! I am just so proud of the “Pet Set”. I hope everyone is safe and well. pic.twitter.com/uyn1IEXUqb
— Betty White (@BettyMWhite) January 18, 2021