Another Way to Lessen the Inauguration Day Crush

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White people: Stay home. This blogger’s logic is flawless:

Chances Whites have had to go see the inauguration of a White president: 43

Chances Blacks have had to go see the inauguration of a Black president: 1

So, white folks: Do the right thing.

[UPDATE: Read this follow-up post for Sister Toldja’s response to Jezebel commenters.]

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