Lafayette Square after the January 3 blizzard. The White House can be seen in the background. Click on the image for a larger view.
Washington is not surprisingly a political place. The holiday season had its share of protests. The first is a voting rights demonstration outside the White House, the second was a white supremacist rally on the National Mall, ending at the Capitol Building. The police response was very different for each. Click on the images for a larger view.
In front of Lafayette Square and the White House. Click on the image for a larger view.
An anti-war protest on June 20, 2019, outside the White House next to Lafayette Square in Washington DC. Click on the image for a larger view.
I was in Washington last month. Like most people, I get my initial impression of this city through photographs. It is very different in person—everything is smaller than you imagine. Click on the image for a larger view.