Don’s Johns

I thought this piece by my blogging friend Elyse, at Fifty Four and a Half, has some staying power.

FiftyFourandAHalf

Sometimes a metaphor actually plops into your lap.  Or your hands.  Or into someplace you hope you don’t drop your cell phone.

That happened to me today, when I read an article in the Huffington Post about one of the, ahem, priorities, of the folks setting up Friday’s Inauguration of Donald J. Trump.  And really, it is a metaphor for what is to come.

You see, whenever there is a big event here in the DC area, there’s a lot of shit going on.  Literally.  Lots of people = lots of pee and poop!  So port-a-potties line the Mall, surround the Monuments; and ring the Capitol itself.  And in the DC area, one company has the scoop on poop.

dons-johns Photo Caption  Don’s John’s.com

But, according to the Huffington Post,

Someone’s Covering The ‘Don’s Johns’ Logo On Port-a-Potties For Trump’s Inauguration

When I saw that headline, my first thought was…

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About Jim Wheeler

U. S. Naval Academy, BS, Engineering, 1959; Naval line officer and submariner, 1959 -1981, Commander, USN; The George Washington U., MSA, Management Eng.; Aerospace Engineer, 1981-1999; Resident Gadfly, 1999 - present. Political affiliation: Independent, tending progressive as the GOP recedes from its Eisenhower roots.
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3 Responses to Don’s Johns

  1. Jim Ruebush says:

    I would be among those ripping the tape off the signs. I will uncover the s**t at every opportunity in the future.

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  2. henrygmorgan says:

    Jim: As a Marine, I always appreciated the thoughtfulness of the Navy to provide a poop deck on its ships, but what do submariners do? Of course, having no ships the Marines just provided us with the slit trench. Semper Fi! Bud

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