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Sanford: At this swearing-in, unity is missing, replaced by anxiety

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 14, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 14, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN Local 24. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

On Jan. 20, 2009, there was remarkable unity and mutual respect among those in an inauguration crowd estimated at 1.8 million. Now, 12 years later, Jan. 20 promises to be a day of anticipation mixed with anxiety.


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