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Please Join D.C. In Welcoming Its New Doughnut Overlord

All hail, most powerful Dome-nut.

Posted on May 1, 2014, at 3:18 p.m. ET

The Capitol is a place all D.C. residents hold sacred and the dome inside the Capital is a special point of pride.

And a sizable portion of D.C. has given their out-of-town friends tours of the dome.

"Yea, I work here." *brushes shoulder off*
Via famousdc.com

"Yea, I work here." *brushes shoulder off*

But horrified D.C. residents arrived Thursday to find their beloved dome covered by THIS.

Apparently this abomination is for some "renovation."

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And people are furious. Especially since it will be there for 18 months.

#selfie with @bennyjohnson and the Dome-nut. He's not a huge fan.

Jeremy Art@cspanJeremy

#selfie with @bennyjohnson and the Dome-nut. He's not a huge fan.

12:44 PM - 1 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But our leaders are now demanding we embrace the new dome overlord.

FIRST LOOK: Visitors return to @uscapitol Rotunda and see restoration canopy for the first time -->

Speaker John Boehner@SpeakerBoehner

FIRST LOOK: Visitors return to @uscapitol Rotunda and see restoration canopy for the first time -->

01:02 PM - 1 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And the ugly scaffolding that goes with it.

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It's inspired us to decide what our new overlord looks most like.

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Clear Eyes

Sauron?

That terrifying Giant Squid eye.

AP

Bundt cake overlord?

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T-Rex?

Stay Puft.

Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

But Rep. Kevin Brady knows the real truth:

Clearly, it looks like a flying saucer @bennyjohnson

RepKevinBrady@RepKevinBrady

Clearly, it looks like a flying saucer @bennyjohnson

02:06 PM - 1 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It is from space.

...or perhaps it's a black hole... @bennyjohnson #ETPhoneDome #CapitolDome

RepKevinBrady@RepKevinBrady

...or perhaps it's a black hole... @bennyjohnson #ETPhoneDome #CapitolDome

02:09 PM - 1 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

All hail our new dome overlord.

20th Century Fox / Via wifflegif.com
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