The always observant and sometimes overly-analytically observant Althouse Says Watch Melania as the band plays the “beauty of the lilies Christ” verse of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” at yesterday’s salute to America.
There’s a long pause, so you think the song might be over, but then it begins —
In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea
With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me
As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free
While God is marching on.
So I was watching very closely at this point, and I found Melania’s reaction fascinating: