Lech Walesa won't be coming to OWS after all

I wonder what Charles Pierce at Esquire, the author of a book titled "Idiot America," has to say about Lech Walesa nixing the idea of coming to New York to address the OWS crowd. Here's what he wrote when Walesa appeared to be coming: The fact that Lech Walesa apparently is planning to come to New York to visit the Occupy site is just about the coolest thing that's happened since the movement's reach began to spread. I am looking forward to hearing David Brooks and George Effing Will and the rest of the people react to the presence of a genuine hero without whom the likes of Brooks and Will - and just about every conservative on the planet - would not be allowed to lie all the time about Ronald Reagan's having won the Cold War. (Hint: It was far more the doing of people like Walesa and his fellow Pole, the guy who was sitting in the Chair of Peter at the time.) It would also be hilarious to hear someone call Lech Walesa a Communist. Well, Brooks and Will won't have to "lie" about...(Read Full Post)