05 November 2021

Bonfires and Fireworks

On 05 November 1605…

No, that's jumping without looking first. Let's try again.

Some time in mid-1776…

That's really not any better, is it? One more time:

One day just about ten months ago, it was about six degrees (on a rational thermometer) midday on the National Mall as a group of sore losers came far, far closer to success than Guy Fawkes ever did.

Emphasis on "losers."