the people of Belarus vote with their bodies

citizens resisting an illegitimate regime in a haze of tear gas in Minsk's October Square

In some nations a noble and aroused people will determine to do something when it becomes clear that their "democrcacy" is a fraud. Here in the U.S. we just keep shopping. Alright, sometimes we'll go, "tsk, tsk" when we can't avoid being reminded of our servitude, but the regime is not disturbed.

[image, sighted by Barry, was originally uploaded on Flickr by Siarhei Leuchanka]

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Published on March 26, 2006 1:30 PM.

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