Yep, the self-deification of The Donald has begun.
One of his first official acts announced by the White House is a new day on the calendar, 20 January 2017.
Tthe day The Donald took the oath of office.
The day of the TrumpAscension™.
From the Washington Post:
President Trump has officially declared the day of his inauguration a national day of patriotism.
Trump’s inaugural address on Friday frequently referred to patriotism as the salve that would heal the country’s divisions. “When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice,” Trump said from the steps of the Capitol after being sworn in as president.
Later that day, Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, said that naming a national day of patriotism was among the executive actions that Trump took in his first few hours as president.
On Monday, the paperwork was filed with the federal government declaring officially that Jan. 20, 2017 — the day of Trump’s inauguration — would officially be known as the “National Day of Patriotic Devotion.”
Gee, a National Day of Patriotic Devotion.
Where have we heard of something like that before?
Oh, how about the Day of National Solidarity, the annual Nazi holiday when Jews were banned from the streets so as not to offend the sensibilities of True Germans?
They even had a badge for it: