Bill de Blasio’s Inauguration, in Photos

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While you were hung-over, Bill de Blasio was busy becoming the mayor of New York City. The Clintons, the Cuomos, a former Sex and the City star (Miranda), Susan Sarandon, and a grumpy-looking billionaire dreaming of the golf course were in attendance. A chaplain called the five boroughs a "plantation," Harry Belafonte referred to "our deeply Dickensian justice system," and everyone tried their damnedest to not look awkward.

Results were mixed.

"Comrades! I have resurrected this flag from the ashes of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and added the word Manhattan."

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 01: New York City's 109th Mayor, Bill de Blasio, walks onto stage at City Hall on January 1, 2014 in New York City. Mayor de Blasio was sworn in using a Bible once owned by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Following the 12 years of the Michael Bloomberg administration, Mayor de Blasio won on a liberal platform that emphasized the growing gulf between the rich and poor in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Photo: Spencer Platt/2014 Getty Images

"Andrew, Andrew, look over there, it's the year 2020! Have you met? You really should get acquainted."

Former US President Bill Clinton (2nd R) waves with his wife Hillary Clinton at the inauguration of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014 in New York. Seated are New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (C), his girlfriend cooking show host Sandra Lee, outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (2nd L) and his girlfriend Diana Taylor (L). AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

"Seriously, Cynthia, this isn't the time to 'pull a Jennifer Lawrence,' whatever that means."

Actress Cynthia Nixon (L) is helped by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (R) during the inauguration on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014 in New Yorks. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: STAN HONDA/2014 AFP

"We know, honey — you're still the most popular guy here. Mmhmm, no contest. I know. I know."

Former US President Bill Clinton (2nd R) waves with his wife Hillary Clinton at the inauguration of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014 in New York. Seated are New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (C), his girlfriend cooking show host Sandra Lee, outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (2nd L) and his girlfriend Diana Taylor (L). AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

"They'll see. Oh, they will see."

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg walks onto stage for the ceremonies for New York City's 109th Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall on January 1, 2014 in New York City. Mayor de Blasio was sworn in using a Bible once owned by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Following the 12 years of the Michael Bloomberg administration, Mayor de Blasio won on a liberal platform that emphasized the growing gulf between the rich and poor in New York City. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images