President Obama is visiting Austin tomorrow. Are you ready?
President Obama will be visiting our fair city tomorrow. Here’s a little information from a source, so you can plan your commute this afternoon and tomorrow accordingly:
President Obama is coming to Austin tomorrow and will be speaking at the W Hotel. Due to his visit, there will be heightened security throughout the 2nd Street District, and Lavaca will be closed. Barricades will be placed on Lavaca sometime later today, and that traffic on Lavaca will be restricted to those that specifically need to be on Lavaca for access to their own residences or businesses. APD is unable to give any detailed information regarding timing, traffic flow, etc., due to the security issues surrounding President Obama.
Also, looks like several grouchy Republicans are planning a protest. If you don’t want to get teabagged, I’d recommend avoiding that area.
Or if you’re looking for a little excitement, maybe go out and show Obama that Texas isn’t just a bunch of grouchy, illiterate white hicks. Not that I’d ever promote a riot-I just don’t like those types of people giving Austin a bad name
Feel free to let me know if you’ve got a counter protest organize, and I’d be happy to share it on our Facebook page.
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