Says another speaker: "We may not see it in our lifetimes, but it happened with the Soviet Union, with China, and with Vietnam! Fascism is here! Millions of lives could have been saved!"
"Join us! Join us! Join us! Fight back!"
I leave soon after. The event is breaking up. The police barriers stashed neatly nearby were not necessary. I did hear one policeman mutter, "We've got'em in our trunks." Riot gear, probably. Tasers. Not tonight, Josephine. We gave peace a chance.