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Today’s fun video: Capitol Christmas tree gets lit

The official lighting of the Capitol Christmas trees, starring a spruce from Eastern Washington, took place last night with House Speaker John Boehner almost getting upstaged by the cute kid chosen to help flip the switch.

He should remember W.C. Fields dictum: Never work with kids or dogs.

Video from AFP.

 

U.S. Capitol tree stops by state Capitol

OLYMPIA — The Englemann spruce that was cut last week near Usk to serve as the national Christmas tree at the U.S. Capitol made a stop by the state Capitol in Olympia Friday afternoon.

Obviously, someone forgot to look at the map. Only something connected to Congress could decide to go from Usk to Washington, D.C., by way of Olympia.

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