Groundhog Day is synonymous with Bill Murray, but how does Donald Trump fit in?
Even though I wrote the article, I’m only allowed to put the first few sentences on my blog, but I thought it was worth sharing:
When it’s the first of February but the eaves are dripping, you know things are a little weird.
So it came as no surprise when famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his tree-trunk cage at Gobbler’s Knob, Pennsylvania, blinked sleepily, and then tried to bugger off. His handlers looked carefully and then announced, “There is no shadow to be cast! An early spring is my forecast!”
Over 30,000 Groundhog fans attended the ceremony in the small central Pennsylvania town. The ceremony was made famous by the 1994 cult classic Bill Murray film, Groundhog Day. But in observing this weird tradition, one inevitably wonders how did it all start?