Obama has barricaded the World War II Memorial for not good reason.

The excuse that the government needed people on duty who knew CPR was laughable — the Memorial is open-air and open to the public 24 hours a day, even though previously staffed only part of the day.

There is a protest planned at the WWII Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial today. We will update (new updates at top):

The day started with Obama sending in reinforcements: