Wow. Ok, they got him. Fascinating evening. I followed it on the Boston PD scanner and here on Dkos. We were spellbound, and it seems to have resolved as well as we could have hoped. Collective sigh of relief and spontaneous celebrations in Boston.
Meanwhile, something really cool came across my facebook feed today. Two days ago, New Zealand legalized gay marriage and
MPs and observers broke into applause and cheers, and then someone started singing, "Pokarekare Ana," a very popular Maori love song. Most of the others in the room joined in.
There were a handful of diaries about this when it happened, but they didn't seem to get a lot of attention. Understandable, given current events. Do yourself a favor, take a couple minutes and watch this: