(New York Post) Monday's inaugural hoo-hah is no sellout like "The Book of Mormon." Could be the Book of Obama might just be suffering patriotic fatigue. Planet Earth is worn from gun control, hurricane control, fiscal control, Cabinet members control, war, Iraq, the Middle East, poverty. Not into backslapping and congratulating. Some party officials will actually skip the whole thing.
D.C. hotels and events are offering discounts, rebates, twofers. Whether they'll toss in Champagne if you order a meal there, this I don't know. But that they're going cheaper than a midlevel bar mitzvah, this I know.