The march on Washington that gays staged Sunday on the National Mall drew something like 200,000 people that's a good guess based on conversations with many of the organizers and local authorities, although estimates of Mall crowds are notoriously unreliable . But one number you can take to the bank: the average age of those backstage who wore walkie-talkie headsets and staff badges, the men (and a few women) who were behind much of the organizing effort, wasn't over 30. And that, by far, was the oddest thing about the march: Why would a generation wired to their mobile...
The Gay March: A New Generation of Protesters
Why would a generation wired to their mobile phones and Facebook accounts nearly from birth want to resurrect a form of political expression as old and musty as a mass gathering?
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