It is one of the hottest tickets of Inauguration Week. As Washington DC gears up for the swearing-in of George W. Bush on Thursday, the Texas State Society’s gala is selling fast. With a mouth-watering assortment of Tex-Mex favourites and south-western-style belts, ties and boots on offer, it is a veritable feast for Texas nostalgics and fans.The President and the First Lady are among the 12,000 guests expected to attend. On Wednesday Bush launched inaugural celebrations, meeting soldiers, young Republicans and party officials.
Washington DC gets ready for Bush investiture