In a message dated 08/02/2000 11:58:05 PM Central Daylight Time,
<< Protests Rock GOP, End in 282 Arrests
John Nichols, The Nation
August 2, 2000 >>
The only thing that these protests "rocked" were the inflated egos of those
who think that anyone in Philadelphia cared about these so-called protests.
Television coverage has been minimal and the GOP carries on its pep rally
with little to no disruption. Chicago '68 this ain't...despite the nostalgic
wishes of many. Even Jello Biafra commented that these protests were "not
nearly as festive as Seattle." When the chicken squawks loudest is when it
lays the biggest egg, and the protesters in Philly are making an omellete.
To even compare it to the activities of Chicago '68 is both delusional and, I
think, rather insulting.
No my friends...the whole world isn't watching...not even the world that has
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