Two minutes before noon.
Two minutes after.
It was amazing.
Not quite noon: Supersoaker fun!
Just after noon: "The All-Colorado Union of Poor College Students proclaims its solidarity with Ward Churchill! Long live critical thinking! Long live true academic freedom!"
Two minutes before: gentle artistic bronze person.
Two minutes after: Lenin.
But seriouslyTruth is, in 40 or so minutes of plodding around I didn't see anybody I could tell was a walker-outer for Ward.
This guy? Don't think so. (Not walking.)
Maybe this girl? Wait, is that McDonald's she's carrying? Sorry, but nobody does a walkout carrying a bag of quarter-pounders.
Then I spotted these freaks. They had to be steppin' out for Ward:
Fanatical cadres of the Maoist Internationalist Movement. Or maybe a high school band visiting the big college. Both are known to wear matching red sweatervests (source: FBI files).
But let's put a good spin on this. Maybe nobody walked out today because they still weren't quite recovered from the last protest:
The sidewalk remembers.