"Police estimate 200,000 people on the streets. "
well it was certainly massive. bigger than anything i've ever seen. we saw some republicans and some christians and some very normal looking people and a few freaks here and there but mostly it was the west coast middle class turning out against bush. refreshing in a way.
dare one be optimistic if this many people turn out to protest before the war even begins? i mean it is san francisco so how indicative are we of the country as a whole? perhaps not very. but still.
anyway we missed the fracas at the end. by that time we were sipping hot chocolate by golden gate park.