"Was I that Stupid"
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 20:46:34 -0800
Lucas Gonze writes:
> > "I looked at the recent television images of thousands, almost in a
> > party atmosphere, as they chanted their rhyming protests against a
> > possible war. Was I that stupid? I hope not."
> This bullshit about the partying protestors, by the way, is a fabrication.
> Calling it spin would be too charitable.
Perhaps it was too cold in NYC for a party atmosphere, but I can assure
you that the San Francisco march/assembly, under clear blue skies, had
a party/carnival feel.
There was music and dancing, concessonaries, silly/elaborate costumes
and street theater, face painting, and game playing.
I was there, in shorts and a t-shirt, and "almost in a party
atmosphere" is not bullshit, fabrication, or spin, but an
accurate description of much of the event.