Great Job, Internet!: National Park Service reveals just how small Trump’s inauguration crowd was

In response to a Freedom Of Information Act request from BuzzFeed and other sites, the National Park Service—the real one, not one of those rogue offshoots—has released a bunch of official photos showing the crowd at Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20. Much to nobody’s surprise, it’s a relatively paltry gathering that pales in comparison to similar photos from Barack Obama’s two inaugurations, proving once and for all that Trump and Sean Spicer were being predictably stupid and disingenuous when they suggested that the audience was bigger than it ever was for Obama. Here are some of the images from BuzzFeed so you can do the math yourself:

(Photo: National Park Service)

(Photo: National Park Service)

Now, fans of Machiavellian scheming might argue that the Trump administration allowed these photos to be released so it could distract people from his latest attempt to spit …

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