This is how it went, pretty much.
I will save you with clothing!
Maybe she had a point.
There are some events that we, as a nation, decide are of sufficient importance that we have to go outside and stand there in variable weather while people sing the national anthem at us. Graduations. Certain sporting events. But the inauguration lays it on thicker than most.
This is exactly what everyone said would happen. Why did we not believe?