The New York Times’s Katharine Q. Seeyle previews Inauguration Day (including a hint of what she’ll be up to):

Much of the day is pro forma, but presidents like to customize details like which marching bands join the parade and which inaugural balls will be designated as official. All those choices will be dissected for meaning.
If you'd like to help CJR and win a chance at one of 10 free print subscriptions, take a brief survey for us here.


Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.