Our own Alex Seitz-Wald, while reporting on the ground at the inauguration ceremony, has come across a number of vendors hawking Obama-themed wares. He was particularly struck by this gentleman. "He's holding a very thick stack of cash with many $20s," read Seitz-Wald's dispatch:
Last year, Salon noted that novelty Romney and Obama prophylactics were spotted at a protest in New York. Romney rubbers were nowhere to be seen on the Mall today.
Natasha Lennard is an assistant news editor at Salon, covering non-electoral politics, general news and rabble-rousing. Follow her on Twitter @natashalennard, email firstname.lastname@example.org.