From Tahrir to Wisconsin

While the whole of the ongoing protest in Madison has been often astounding, one of the most striking things I’ve seen through all of it was seeing a photo of a man holding this sign:

From Tahrir to Wisconsin protest sign

It says, “Egypt supports Wisconsin Workers.”

My jaw dropped when I saw this. A guy in Egypt. Egypt, where they’ve just thrown out a strongman after thirty years of police-state rule. And at least one man there is with us.

That is truly remarkable. Thank you, Muhammad Nusair, for standing with us from half way around the world.

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Author: Jason Haas

Jason is an elected member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, occasionally moonlights as an amateur gardener, and is a proud father of two, or three, depending on how you do the math.

1 thought on “From Tahrir to Wisconsin”

  1. He sees what our own (Republican/TPM) co-citizens do not–If democracy fails in Wisconsin, it fails everywhere.

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