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Taste of Democracy Goes Down Well With Crowds, But Cops Choke Off Free Speech.

On Wednesday, the day originally planned for the turnover of Iraqi sovereignty, Chicagoans gathered to bring a Taste of Democracy to the Taste of Chicago. Despite the fact that Bush's Iraq handler Paul Bremer "turned over" control to the Iraqi interim government on June 28 with a five minute speech and then fled in an armored helicopter, 200 people gathered at the plaza on Michigan and Congress to tell the public "mission not accomplished." Read More | Photos: [ 1 | 2 ]

Police apparently had had their fill of free speech by the end of the march, and later arrested one protester when he chanted "free speech" near an Army of One recruiting station at the Taste. Full Story




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