Inauguration Tickets Available...For A Hefty Price
By Marcus Gilmer in News on Dec 15, 2008 6:00PM
While the U.S. Government has seen to it that you won't be able to buy inauguration tickets off of eBay, StubHub, or Craigslist, it seems you still have an opportunity to legally secure yourself some tickets to the swearing in ceremony. As long as you have a spare $50,000, that is.
Mr. Obama’s President Inaugural Committee is offering a $50,000 package to his top donors that includes, among other goodies, four tickets to “inaugural events.” Those events include, according to an Obama official, the swearing-in ceremony.Dammit! If we knew that's all it took, we wouldn't have blown all that money on a Wii.