An occasional series of unfortunate experiences at well-known sites around DC.
It’s only the most recognizable symbol of DC, honoring the first President, in the most prominent spot on the Mall, and all that other good stuff. But the Washington Monument still fails to endear itself to the hordes of tourists who come, see, and leave less-than-impressed. In addition to its chronic woes—The National Park service has announced it will be closed for much-needed elevators repairs until mid-September—here are all the other reasons why the Washington Monument should actually be shrinking in embarrassment:
As Freud said, sometimes an obelisk is just an obelisk.
All of which may be responsible for this:
It’s also useless as a writing instrument.
It’s just a huge (fill in the blank).
Those red demon eyes, tho…
Some people just cut right to the chase.
Worst of all: it’s a Pokemon Go gym. In other words, stay the hell away for the next month or two.