On 20 January 2021, after two unsuccessful presidential campaigns, a gazillion gaffes, and accusations of corruption, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. will become the 46th president of the United States.
Joe Biden’s inauguration will differ significantly from the ceremonies of his predecessors, with some mainstream media outlets saying it will be unlike any other event. From celebrities who will appear at the ceremony to security and the inaugural speech – here is everything you need to know about the upcoming event.
Just Me and My Friends
Curb your enthusiasm about attending the ceremony. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, only 1,000 tickets were released for the event and all of them were given to doctors and nurses in order to thank them for… nah, we’re pulling your leg. They were given to members of the Congress and their important friends.
Alright, Alright – Don’t Nag! Average Joes Will Be Allowed to Attend
What the inauguration might lack in crowd, it will definitely make up for in… soldiers, who will be protecting the president from what they apparently seem to think may be an imminent attack from Russia, China, Iran, or Thanos (underline your favourite villain), as some 25,000 National Guard troops are set to guard the proceedings.
That’s five times more servicemen than the US has in Afghanistan and Iraq!
And No Touching!
As much as Joe loves kissing and hugging people, we’re still in COVID mode, so every attendee is required to wear a mask and…