In what could well be a premonitory
moment, they evacuated the Pentagon when the Richmond earthquake hit.
The Capitol was also cleared out, for fear its pylons would crash down
upon the heads of our shaken solons. Perhaps it was His way of deflating the hubris of our Washington elite, as they giddily proclaim of the “victory in Libya” narrative that has taken hold in the Imperial
City even before America’s housebroken “rebels” take power.