Westboro Baptist Church Inauguration Protest Has More Signs Than People

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Photo: Courtesy of Alex Seitz-Wald

The always-fatuous Westboro Baptist Church members are present in Washington, D.C. for President Obama's inauguration today, but barely. As noted by Salon's Alex Seitz-Wald, the undiscerning  protesters are "thoroughly penned in," and there are only a few of them. The Washington Post counted eight people total, while their signage count is closer to a dozen, including a character-saving 2013 twist on the old standby: "God H8S FAGS."