A Pillar of Salt
In a contemporary echo of the Lady Godiva legend, anyone living on the route of the presidential motorcade is being discouraged from taking a peek at the 60- to 80-strong column of vehicles conveying the US president. In police leaflets, residents have been asked to keep their windows shut and stay clear of balconies “to avoid misunderstandings”."To avoid being shot like a dog, stay within your house. For maximum safety, cower under your bed as the mighty go by."