Do they think he’s E.T.?
Seriously, the finger is shiny like it’s brand new. No green, no tarnish. Weird.
The FDR Memorial is the overlooked gem on the mall. Kinda stuck on the side and not as easily seen as the nearby Thomas Jefferson Memorial. But, the addition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in 2011 spilled over traffic to FDR. At least, the street traffic.