Three and a half years after, what do you think?
These people had all come to Washington D.C., not to participate in any rally for anything, but just to watch television.
Attendance at Saturday’s Rally to Restore Sanity, an event called to celebrate inactivism at which people clapped and waved their hands while Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow soulfully crooned, “I can’t change the world”: 215,000 Attendance at a 2008 rally against the use and coverup
The hand towels featured the official logo of the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, and the logo of Reese’s, which makes candies with chocolate that’s harvested by child slaves in Africa. The towel itself was manufactured not in the USA, but in India, where textiles factories have a long and consistent history of using child labor, paid pennies a day to work in dangerous sweatshop conditions, if the children are paid at all.
If John Stewart’s Rally To Restore Sanity and/or Fear stood for anything, it was excess, not moderation.
People attending the Jon Stewart rally can watch the rally on television and still be there.
This is the full text of Jon Stewart’s call for people to attend his Rally to Restore Sanity: “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” Who among us has not wanted to open their window and shout that at the
It’s appropriate that Jon Stewart is promoting his Rally To Restore Sanity on Facebook, where activism has been reduced to clicking a button that says “like”, and then moving on to send someone a hug or go play Farmville.