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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Chapel Hill Circus

Posted by on Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 2:57 PM

In a scene that Jesse Helms would appreciate, the liberals in Chapel Hill, N.C. celebrated President Obama's stimulus bill Wednesday by rushing Franklin Street and turning downtown into a zoo.

Helicopters swarmed overhead, watching the residents' pandemonium as a hawk watches its prey. Police officers and fireman hovered around the outskirts of the crowd as students jumped through fires to celebrate the spending spree congress just authorized.

Err.. Well, either that or UNC beat Duke.

Video: Rushing Franklin Street from The Daily Tar Heel on Vimeo.

Courtesy of The Daily Tar Heel.

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