The Day the President Came to Chinatown
I was invited by the Ong family to attend the president’s speech at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center.
No big cameras were allowed so all I had was my iPhone5.
I had a bad fall the other week so I was hobbling around with a cane. They allowed me to enter as a handicap person. That’s a first for me. I was able to sit down too. The average person had to stand. And they stood for more than two hours. Supposedly there were 500 people in attendance but it seemed a little less than that.
The whole scene seemed artificial. The gym of the recreation center was transformed into a television studio. Draped with blue cloth on the walls and television studio lights professionally installed. A huge American flag for the background.
Next time, Mr. President, just cut all that out and come to Porkchop House and have a roast pork lunch with us.