— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) October 2, 2013
Check out the barricade at the World War One memorial—> pic.twitter.com/lJEYjY3GtR
— John McCormack (@McCormackJohn) October 2, 2013
— Let the Vets In (@LettheVetsIn) October 2, 2013
Man is a Marine vet from Woodbridge. He runs a carpentry business but took the day off to support vets pic.twitter.com/UDvMANKhLQ
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 2, 2013
Breaching the barrier to the Vietnam memorial pic.twitter.com/jmR9BaH9LW
— Betsy Woodruff (@woodruffbets) October 2, 2013
Liberty Bell shutdown: pic.twitter.com/8o2LYQgHyb
— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) October 2, 2013
Obama's America… pic.twitter.com/P38BDsne5d
— Morgen (@morgenr) October 2, 2013
A police officer stands guard at the Lincoln Memorial, which members of the public are barred from visiting because of the government shutdown.
Here’s a question for our readers: If they’re already paying a cop to guard the monument, why can’t people visit? Is the government simply trying to make a point by being unduly tyrannical?