August 27, 2006

Defending against the Nazis in Madison.

What would you do if some neo-Nazis were demonstrating in your city? Go shopping and hope that they'd play to an empty house? That's what I did, but 800 of my fellow citizens made the scene. Number of Nazis: 64. Number of police: 300. They were ready for action:



That's from Uncle Jimbo, who has more video and commentary here.

14 comments:

Meade said...

I wouldn't go shopping but I'd join you in not making the scene.

Meade said...

Suppose They Gave a [Hate Demonstration] and Nobody Came?

Gahrie said...

What would I do?

I'd ignore them.

Ruth Anne Adams said...

I'd race home and simulblog the Emmys. That's what I'd do.

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Albatross said...

What I'd love to see in the first paragraph of a news story any day now:

"A crowd of counter-demonstrators estimated at 800 drowned out two hours of speeches by an Islamist group on the stairs of the State Capitol today, but remained peaceful."

It's easy to stand up to Nazis. They are no longer a real threat. It's more difficult to confront the enemies that actually kill us, kidnap us, and threaten our livelihood today.

MadisonMan said...

I went to lunch at Roman Candle (1st time). Time for leftovers now, I think!

Abraham said...

I hate Wisconsin nazis.

-Jake

Jack Vincennes said...

I have to say it was most fun to hang with my fellow bunnies at the rally. Nothing like martinis, cigars, and a pink bunny suit for good times. I wonder what the Nazi's thought.

JV

Dave said...

What would I do?

The right thing: fervently hope the cops shoot them dead.

Abraham said...

The right thing: fervently hope the cops shoot them dead.

Super. Nothing says "anti-Naziism" like police shooting political dissidents.

Cat said...

What an over reaction.

Must have cost the city a pretty penny.

JorgXMcKie said...

Given how Wisconsinites feel about FIBs, are Wisconsin Nazis better or worse (and by what metric) than Illinois Nazis? (And I not only *really* hate Illinois Nazis, I used to drive a used 1977 Plymouth Fury II police car.)

Ernst Blofeld said...

Uncle Jimbo rocks. What better bonding experience than taking your son to an incipient riot?