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.”

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

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Seriously, Cynthia, this isn’t the time to ‘pull a Jennifer Lawrence,’ whatever that means.”

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

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They’ll see. Oh, they will see.”

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