On the Mall: Boos for Bush, cheers for Obama
WASHINGTON -- Over at the Mall before the swearing-in ceremony, people erupted in boos as outgoing President George W. Bush appeared on a giant TV.
An impromptu chorus of, "Hey, hey, doing fine," was changed to, "Hey, hey, goodbye."
None of it matched the screams and cheers and flag waving that erupted when incoming President Barack Obama came into view.
"O-BA-MA!" the crowd chanted over and over.
-- Carla Hall
Photo: Outgoing President Bush waves as he arrives prior to the start of the inauguration ceremony for Barack Obama as the 44th president. Credit: Shawn Thew / EPA
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