He’s already written
about it, and Atrios has remarked
on it, but I nonetheless have to note that watching Jim Henley
get called a Commie by the “counter-demonstrators”, as he and I walked down 8th St SE toward the front of yesterday’s anti-war march, will forever remain one of My Most Memorable Political Experiences.
“Your Red Roots Are Showing!” chanted the Freepers as we approached.
The sign Jim was carrying read “PEACE NOW, SOCIALISM NEVER.”
I clapped Jim on the shoulder. “Thank you for your undercover service, comrade,” I said. “Your gold bars will arrive from Moscow shortly.”