At A 4th Of July Parade: America In Seven Pictures

The MacArthur Boulevard Parade in NW Washington, D.C. would certainly not — to much of Red State America — represent the nation as a whole.  To us, it was a remarkably apt depiction of America circa 2014 in all of its glory, from the tackiness of the purple dog to the self-parody of the plutocrats, but particularly the joy of the Bolivian immigrants celebrating their new home.  Here are seven pictures that sum it up.

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