By Elaine Donnelly
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A handful of protest activity was reported around Monday's inaugural celebrations, with the most serious incident occurring hours before the ceremony when demonstrators marching through the Chinatown neighborhood in Northwest Washington smashed windows at a bank and a Hooters restaurant.
Brian Becker, director of the coalition, said the group chose to focus on messages that would resonate with a pro-Obama crowd.
"We're making it clear that there is nothing to celebrate," said Brian, who would only give his first name but is associated with the environmental group Earth First. "We're trying to cut through this false idea that Obama has been good for the environment. That's why we're here today."