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Colorado politicos don shades for #SolarEclipse2017 — even if POTUS doesn’t
Monday was the day of the obligatory eclipse-glasses selfie — or so we thought.
By now we all know that a certain politician didn’t wear his protective glasses while looking at the eclipse — at least not at first.Not to worry — BuzzFeed reports that POTUS was handed glasses to wear for the remainder of his eclipse-viewing experience, as evidenced by FLOTUS’ tweet.
Trump wasn’t the only politician donning ultra-cool shades today. So were many a Colorado politico — Republicans and Democrats alike. Even U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter took a break from the busyness of announcing his return to the race for his congressional seat to view the eclipse.
We went to the trouble of collecting a few shots of our beloved representatives in their endearingly nerdy glasses. Enjoy.Content originally published by the Colorado Statesman on August 21, 2017.