Sunday, October 28, 2007

In spite of the weather, almost 10,000 people came to the rally on Boston Common yesterday. The crowd was both peaceful and fired up.

View from the stage

I walked thru the crowd for almost an hour and got a sense that maybe, perhaps, just maybe, we are beginning to wake up.

Howard Zinn was there

Last year at this rally, three Iraq vets led the parade. This year? We had a shitload of vets.

Even the wait staff at The Four Seasons Hotel were flashing the peace sign

At the end of the march, veteran’s peeled off to applaud the marchers

It was a day of

1 comment:

David said...

Thanks, Ken!
Seemed to me like there were twice as many people as any Boston Iraq War protest I've attended, and that nearly all of those extra 5,000 people were young people. Hooray.