Free Speech Zone

This is what passes for free speech in Boston this week – The Free Speech Zone.

Hooded protesters kneel on the ground as they demonstrate against being forced to protest inside a fenced-in 'Free Speech Zone' near the FleetCenter in Boston Monday, July 26, 2004, before the evening's start of the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

By the way those hood and bindings are self administered. Aside from the antics, I’ve got to agree with the protesters complaints about the FSZ as they’re being shunted off to what is in effect an internment camp [pictures].

Update: Protesters have decided to congregate on Boston Common instead…

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Morning Toast


  1. Mud Blood & Beer July 26, 2004
  2. Brad July 26, 2004
  3. McGehee July 26, 2004
  4. Rodney Dill July 26, 2004
  5. Aaron's Rantblog July 27, 2004