Culmination of a Depressing Day

So, after electing to mark the eve of the Republican National Convention by going to see the thoroughly depressing Fahrenheit 911, followed by finishing Neil Gordon’s The Company You Keep, I come back to find this Slashdot story: Bikes Against Bush Creator Busted (citing Activist bike creator Joshua Kinberg arrested — see also the BoingBoing entry)

Furdlog’s bikesagainstbush story: Political Expression

Later: Wired News’ coverage: Cops Put Brakes on Bike Protest

Later: Derek cheered me up, though — too bad I don’t do PayPal