City Paper is not for tourists
Emily Richardson, who voted in Maryland earlier today, stands outside the polling place at 19th & Kalorama Rds. NW wearing an elaborate beet costume. She’s campaigning for the Obama-Biden ticket nationally and for the Statehood Green ticket locally, but mostly, she’s campaigning against McCain. Richardson confirms that if McCain wins the election, she may destroy her costume, a delicious leftover from Halloween festivities. “I might just have to ‘beet’ it to death,” Richardsons says.