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From a reader:

Jonah,

Today I saw something I see a lot in Chicago.  It was an anti-war protest, which when I walked by featured a Palestinian speaker calling for solidarity in support of the Iraqis fighting Americans in Iraq.  Ho-hum.  But the vast attendance were Mexican.  And after a series of viva la Palestine, viva la Egypt, etc. it ended with a big eruption of cheers for viva la Mexico.  As I made my way by a Mexican woman took the stage and addressed the audience in Spanish.  FYI.

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