Loud Protests About Something

Here’s what it looked like yesterday outside the Sheraton Denver, where the New York delegation is staying and where protesters

Here’s what it looked like yesterday outside the Sheraton Denver, where the New York delegation is staying and where protesters confronted a bunch of heavily up-armored police.

It looks maybe a little more dramatic and meaningful than it actually was.

After I spent a while watching the conflict unfold — young people taunt cops and make a display of forceful disorderliness, cops make arrests, eventually — and conducted interviews with participants, I still didn’t know what it was about.

The real victims, of course, were the delegates who couldn’t get into the locked-down hotel for Tom DiNapoli’s ice cream party.

Loud Protests About Something