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Tag: counter protest
There were perhaps 500, not 2000 as the FREEP would like to present. As these things go, its pretty easy to see from their photo. A friend I traveled down with didn't think there were even that (500) many. I felt 500 was about dead on, and the police officer who stood near us to [protect] us from the encroaching types, seemed to think that was the number as well as some of the union supporters passing by.
Interesting time however. About 18-20 of tea partiers vs 500. All I had to do was chant "SUPPORT WORKERS RIGHTS!" holding up my sign to get a "YEAH" in response. "SUPPORT WORKERS RIGHTS!" "YEAH!!" "SUPPORT WORKERS RIGHTS!" "YEAH!!!!" Then I held the sign out so they could see the bottom, and chanted "SUPPORT WORKERS RIGHTS!" and then "SUPPORT RIGHT TO WORK!" "YE... umm what??"
Oh you had to be there.. it was delicious.
Then I finally was able to meet a young MTTM contributor, her siblings and her mom who showed up to counter protest.
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Are you counter-protesting more and enjoying it less?
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