Today won't be as freakishly warm as yesterday, but it will be 45 and sunny, so if you've got the day off and want to celebrate Presidents Day by protesting our new President, head on over to Columbus Circle, where a big crowd is expected to gather this afternoon as part of a nationwide "Not My Presidents Day" rally.
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Today's protest starts at noon and is expected to continue through 4 p.m. on Central Park West and 61st Street, outside the Trump International Hotel. Organizers stress that this is a permitted rally, not a march, and the Facebook event description explains that "Donald Trump is literally our President, but figuratively, he has attacked every value New Yorkers embody and does not represent our interests."
We'll have photos and reportage from today's protest later. "Not My Presidents Day" demonstrations are also planned for Chicago, D.C., L.A. and other cities across the county. Enjoy!
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