A few days BigFurHat @iOTW predicted the following:
Many laughed thinking it was silly. Well, it has indeed come to pass
Rushmore blockage stirs anger in S.D. - Blocking access to trails and programs at South Dakota’s most popular attraction was one thing, but state officials didn’t expect Congress’ budget stalemate to shut down a view of Mount Rushmore.
The National Park Service placed cones along highway viewing areas outside Mount Rushmore this week, barring visitors from pulling over and taking pictures of the famed monument. (link)