December 1, 2011

You Can’t Arrest An Idea

Arrest An Idea

As one of the key images emerging from “Eviction Tuesday,” it’s a larger commentary on the affair:

You can’t arrest an idea, but you can try.

(photo: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters. caption: A police officer pointed a weapon at demonstrators in a tree as officers dismantled an Occupy Los Angeles encampment outside City Hall Wednesday. Police arrested about 200 people)

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