Publishers Weekly: “About 50 protestors showed up outside the Atlanta Journal-Constitution today for a ‘read-in’ organized by the National Book Critics Circle to protest the the dismissal of the newspaper’s book editor Theresa Weaver.”
Of course, seeing as how the read-in was inexplicably scheduled for 10:00 AM — a time when most people are stuck at work — I’m gratified that even 50 people took the time out to protest.
A word to the wise for those who fancy themselves activists: When plotting any revolution, never forget the workers.
Maybe by starting earlier it would give passers-by during lunch hour a chance to check it out, who knows.
This guy checked it out: http://www.babygotbooks.com/2007/05/03/notes-from-a-demonstration/
…or the puppets.