Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Would Like You To Dance

On April 13, 2008, Mary Brooke Oberwetter and a group of friends went to the Jefferson memorial to commemorate the 265th birthday of Mr. Jefferson. But park police didn’t want them shaking it with Uncle TJ. They were arrested. Fast forward to May 17, 2011, and the appeal of that case was decided in favor of the cops. Last weekend, a flash mob of folks came to the memorial and defied that, dancing until they, too, were arrested.

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