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Opinion by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day as President of the U.S. was a holiday in Rio de Janeiro. The U.S. Presidential inaugurations, since 1937, have always been held January 20th, which happens to coincide with St. Sebastian’s Day, an official holiday in a city whose official name is São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro.

The Curmudgeon, therefore, stayed home on a rainy day and binge-watched CNN while following live internet feeds on his laptop. After the swearing in, the prime attraction was the occasionally violent protests by . . .

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