The Obama billboard in question sat above Washington’s American City Diner, and welcomed President Obama to D.C. It was replaced today (July 1) at noon by one celebrating television pioneer Gertrude “Molly Goldberg” Berg. The new sign announces the national debut of a documentary by Aviva Kempner about Berg, who herself was branded via a cookbook, advice column, and comic books. The award-winning film comes to Connecticut Ave.’s Avalon Theatre (near the diner) on July 17.
Who’d have thunk the president would be replaced by a dynamic woman representing New York, after only six months in office? Are the PUMA’s happy?
Howard Arenstein “tweets” on the sign language: