The radical feminist, anti-Trump strikers for the “A Day Without A Woman” general strike claimed that the power outrage of the Statue of Liberty could symbolize the purpose behind their march. CNN gushed over this possible connection in their article on the power outage:
The light was back on at the Statue of Liberty by 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, but it won’t be the last outage. Willis said that several planned outages should be expected over the next few weeks as Liberty Island’s backup generator is replaced.
No matter the cause, the coincidence burned too bright for those hoping to find symbolism.The official Twitter account for the Women’s March seized the opportunity and tweeted: “Thank you Lady Liberty for standing with the resistance and going dark for #DayWithoutAWoman.